The sound of success

I’ve long thought about how I’d react when I finally got “the call.” The it-finally-worked positive beta call. I definitely romanticized it in my head, picturing the whole scene playing out with that weird dreamy filter overlayed, the same one they use on daytime soap operas. The call would come in and I’d be at…

The Follicle Awakens

I bought fun Star Wars band-aids as extra motivation for my nightly shots. The little things that help along the way… Overall, this first injectable cycle has been a breeze. The gonal-f injections were very easy to administer. My hands were a little shaky at first because the cost per injection was so intimidating and…

Leveling up

I got in my car and started to drive away. I wasn’t even out of the parking lot before I was sobbing. I was trying to wipe away tears (OK, and probably snot), steer, and call my husband all at the same time — and I wasn’t doing a very good job. I felt out…