It's been a while since our first failed IVF treatment and the subsequent post-failure sadness and grief. It was a difficult time. I was so concerned about E that I even contemplated arranging for her to see a psychiatrist.Those were dark times...Thankfully, the private follow up meeting with the fertility consultant proved to be helpful with … Continue reading Recovery complete – time to get back on the wagon
Friday was judgement day again but E and I knew it hadn't worked. Due to E having a cold that week, her response to the result was dulled and delayed. Unfortunately because I had a crazy and busy day at work in the hot weather we're experiencing, E couldn't wait to have the pregnancy test … Continue reading Cycle 2 IUI BFN
Excuse the bad pun. One of the big issues we've discussed already, (yup! E and I have thought about all eventualities!) is THE issue regarding all children born via donor sperm or eggs- do you tell the child the truth? 'Err- YES!'- is probably your answer! But, this is not as straightforward an answer as … Continue reading To tell or not to tell?- that is the question!
It seems an odd remark, but openly crying does not come easily to me nowadays. When I was in my teens I cried a lot. I was horribly bullied at school from the ages on 12 to 18 years and I often cried at home, alone. My home situation was not exactly great either. There … Continue reading Emotionally challenged