Infertility · Motherhood · Pregnancy · TTC Baby #2

Lion Baby {And other FET updates}

In summary, everything yesterday went smoothly with the embryo transfer and now all that is left is to navigate “resting” with a toddler while waiting for pregnancy test results in the next couple of weeks. Oh, yay, resting and taking a whole lot of meds. But, beyond the summary, the DETAILS of yesterday are what… Continue reading Lion Baby {And other FET updates}

Infertility · Prayers · TTC Baby #2

Knowing this day would come {And choosing to hope}

When I wrote yesterday’s post, I knew my heart would not be satisfied with Netflix and ice cream for long. I knew my tired body would become what this Lion Baby needs. For, I am brave. Brave enough to whisper my fears. Brave enough to reach out with what terrifies me. Brave enough to utter… Continue reading Knowing this day would come {And choosing to hope}

Infertility · TTC Baby #2

When embryo transfer is two days away {But the heart and body are over it}

I would rather just eat my outrageously rich coconut/almond ice cream and watch Netflix right now. Not write. Not process. Not face the fact that my body aches, is bloated, and hormonal, while my baby is not yet even inside. Two more days. I am stronger this time around. While I’ve felt “off” on the… Continue reading When embryo transfer is two days away {But the heart and body are over it}

Infertility · Motherhood · TTC Baby #2

Here’s to doubled estrogen medication {And explosive bathroom experiences}

I would love to romanticize all aspects of this journey and hold on tight to the beautiful moments of preparing my body for a baby. But, let’s be honest folks, there are crappy moments. Crappy aspects. Crappy hormones. And, I don’t use that word lightly. Take for example, my recent bathroom habits. The additional estrogen… Continue reading Here’s to doubled estrogen medication {And explosive bathroom experiences}