In the beginning

My seventeenth charted cycle started on March 22, 2006. I was back in the game with a new donor after a four-month break, 6 failed IUIs, a miscarriage, an HSG, 2 donors, and almost of year of recording fertility data. I was starting to think it was never going to happen. According to That Fertility … More In the beginning

Meet the parents

The IUI went fine. My favorite nurse practitioner did the procedure, and the nurse who did the specimen analysis said they were “swimming all over the place.” Now for the waiting. Meanwhile, meet the key players. Gone are the days of Joey + Geena. They had their chance, and they blew it. When I announced … More Meet the parents


IUI scheduled for 3 p.m. I wasn’t going to tell you, but I knew you’d ask. You’re sneaky that way, you. And I couldn’t lie, couldn’t ignore your curiosity, especially after my paranoid hysteria fiasco of last week. So now you know.

Um, yeah.

My temperature did not go up today. In fact, it dropped slightly. I’m pretty sure that means ovulation is approaching…right on time. Those OPKs I mentioned–they all look pretty much exactly the same, including this morning’s. I would be embarrassed to post pictures of them, even though I know you wouldn’t laugh at me. I … More Um, yeah.