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Being Thankful!

I had already written an entry for today, but somehow it didn’t feel right to write about something that seemed so trivial in the grand scheme of things. Sometimes I know it’s hard not to get caught up in the things we might think are missing from our lives, when we constantly compare ourselves to …

Lets talk about men!

It seems to me there’s so much focus in the media about women putting off becoming a parent till much later in life, but what about men, do they also fall into this same pattern? (just for the record I’m not a fan of the assumption that women are ‘putting off’ having children, as personally, …

Mind, Body and Eggs, egg freezing!

I’ve been reading a lot recently about health and fitness and as I’m a keen runner I started to think about how fitness has impacted my life, particularly throughout my egg freezing journey, but also more generally on the affect it has day to day. Valerie Landis from Eggsperience¬†speaks about the influencing factors on your …

preparing for egg freezing

Preparing for Egg Freezing!

For many, the decision to freeze their eggs may be one that they ponder over for months, if not years. For me, however, the decision was a pretty quick one once I had been for my MOT! For those of you not aware of what’s involved, a fertility MOT usually combines a few tests to …

Reasons for egg freezing!

I recently came across this article http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3778407/The-REAL-reason-women-freezing-eggs-Women-waiting-perfect-father.html?¬†and as with most articles I come across in the media I am somewhat sceptical, especially in ‘certain’ papers, but as this article was so on topic I tried to approach it with an open mind. I was very surprised at some of the stats in this research, firstly …

Fork in the Road!

Fork in the Road! So when I look back at my 22-year-old self, I could have never imagined that I would be at this crossroads at 38 years old…..but in hindsight, I do believe that everything happens for a reason and you never know I might have learnt a thing or two along the way! …