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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Baby Boy · Nursery · Patience

Don’t Wish Your Life Away

One of the worst parts of dealing with infertility was living years of my life in two week increments.   Two weeks until we can "try" again... followed by two weeks of waiting to "test" and see if the "trying" resulted in a pregnancy.    Once you're pregnant there's a whole lot of other types of… Continue reading Don’t Wish Your Life Away

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