Ups and Downs!

Ups and Downs! Life is full of ups and downs, some people experience more than others, but as a women I feel that sometimes I’m not in control of a lot of them. They creep up on me without any apparent rhyme or reason, often leaving me overwhelmed and confused. We all know the crazy …

Human pin cushion!

#Human Pin Cushion So as I find myself stood at ASDA’s very glamorous pharmacy counter, I found it quite ironic that an expensive Harley Street clinic had suggested this was the cheapest place to order my drugs! I wondered just how many other patients went to the lengths of buying their drugs at ASDA?! I’m …

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Egg Count!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin How many women can say they’ve given much, if any thought to how many eggs they have ‘in reserve’, what that even means, or what’s actually happening during the ovulation cycle. I bet the answer is that most women only start to think about this when they try for a …

Counselling!

Counselling! I love a good wedding, who doesn’t? So with everything I had been through at the start of this year, and what I was about to embark on I was really looking forward to a summer full of hen parties and weddings, or that’s what I thought! As fertility treatment is such an emotional …

Going it alone?

Going it alone? Being a women in your 30’s brings up so many questions, many of which I didn’t even stop to think about in my 20’s, probably because, like many I was enjoying the moment rather than worrying too much about the future! No one can predict the future, but at 38 I was …

Just bad luck!

Just bad luck! Well, what can I say about this day….. I always knew that the cards were stacked against me, after all every article you read about women’s fertility tells you it declines after 30, but I still had this feeling that everything would work out. One thing you will get to know about …