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Accepting infertility or ignoring it? It’s a fine line.

I went to see the Dr to say ‘Hey I finished the Metformin!’ and she sent me to have a blood test to make sure I’m not carrying HIV, Rubella or Hepatitis. The funny thing is that usually I’d run

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Posted in Dr Trips + Medical, Emotions + Coping

The infertile, the 4 year old and Halloween

It can quite easily be summed up as this. My sister got married and asked me to look after my nephew for two weeks so she could go on her honeymoon.As a woman whose life is pretty much upside down

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Relationships + Family

Winter is coming

It’s time for soup! Duchy Original’s Beetroot soup is heavenly. However I spotted Balsamic Vinegar in the ingredients and I’m thinking this is far too delicious to be on the alkaline scale. I’ll just down a wheatgrass shot (us crazy

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Posted in Recipes + Nutrition

Originally posted on Bitter Infertiles:
Wherein we discuss Muppets. Yep, Muppets! Get it here! Or click on the handy-dandy iTunes button in the sidebar… Links to resources discussed: Chaos Theory, Muppet style: http://www.slate.com/articles/life/low_concept/2012/06/what_kind_of_muppet_are_you_chaos_or_order_.html EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) therapy: NY…

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Reblog

The kiddies mailing lists

The curse of the struggling-to-win-back-their-fertility. Not only is everyone popping babies out like ping pong balls in a Thai show but you’re also having to order a lot of congratulatory gifts. Which means inevitably you end up on some marketers

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Posted in Gah!

Healing in Istanbul.

My mind has been in a state of chaos. In August I distracted myself by doing things that make me happy. Things such as eating a crazy amount of cake, staying up late, drinking tea, being a social butterfly and

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Religion + Spiritual

Is that a stork?

Over the weekend we did the 5k Race for Life (one thing off my summer list). The day started with thunder and it was raining but it was touching to see how many women still turned up to participate. Especially

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Posted in Fertility + Exercise

What Thea said – advice on infertility from a woman who truly cares

I see Thea every week for Bio Resonance, NAET therapy and general nutrition. When I feel the glass is half empty, she shows me that it is in fact half full. Over the last few weeks she’s said things that

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, GH4L + Homeopathy, Quotes

Game over for this month.

I admit I got a little excited this month. Ovulation came later than expected, we by some miracle maximised the window and I couldn’t help but think that maybe just maybe everything happens for a reason and that something positive

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Posted in Aunt Flow, Duo Fertility, Emotions + Coping, GH4L + Homeopathy

Aviva Method: One .. two.. three.. strike.

Clenching. Bending. Stretching. Grooving to the odd Aviva playlist lightens my mood. I still have 10 exercises to learn and I think I may need to Skype Sofia from Aviva London soon to ask her to remind me of a

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Posted in Fertility + Exercise, PCOS

Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing
A potent spell. All women alike
Fight fiercely for a child.

~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, c. 405 B.C.

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