infertility · IVF · Picking a Name

What’s in a Name?

"When are you due?!" "Do you know what you are having?" "Have you picked a name?" 95% of the time, strangers, acquaintances, friends, and family alike will ask these three questions in this specific order.  Pretty much word for word.  I'm not going to say it's annoying at all - because it's a complete joy… Continue reading What’s in a Name?

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C- Section · Contractions · IVF

The Last Week of School

Nothing poetic - just an "update blog" of sorts.  What a week! It's crazy to think that less than a week ago I was getting ready for a shower with some fantastic Racine Theatre Guild friends - school was still in session, I was feeling good, and Georgie's "poops" were "looking up."  Oh how things… Continue reading The Last Week of School

Baby Boy · Faith · IVF

First World Problems

Just as each "Spring Break" in my life has been unique for various reasons (travel-related or otherwise) SB 2018 has been one for the books.  While this year did not consist of travel to Disney, Mexico, Europe, or otherwise, various activities were thoughtfully planned for well in advance of the week off of work.  Having… Continue reading First World Problems

infertility · IVF · Puppy

Weekend of Blossoms

It's been a busy weekend filled with a hodgepodge of activities, surprises, and emotions. "Hodgepodge" might be a better title for this blog, as I'm anticipating it will be rather disjointed in nature.  However, given the level of importance of all of these events in my head (and therefore my desire to document them so… Continue reading Weekend of Blossoms

Baby Boy · IVF · Walt Disney World

The Perfect BabyMoon

Have you ever heard of that term before?  Babymoon? Before this pregnancy I never had.  According to "Google" a  babymoon is "...a newly coined term for a period of time both parents take to relax and spend quality time together before the baby is born."  AKA - one last pre-baby vacation. Relax?  Not really our thing per-say. … Continue reading The Perfect BabyMoon