Category Archives: Coping
Today is the last day I’ll be out of work. I feel much better physically. I’m glad about that obviously, but the truth is, recovering from this infection has been a huge distraction from my problem with infertility. To be … Continue reading
My husband and I babysat last night for a cousin who just moved into town. The kids are 5 and 3. It brought home why we’re doing all of this. It will totally be worth it. It’s so great when … Continue reading
When I was going to acupuncture for infertility, my appointments were on Wednesdays. I always had to leave the office right at 6 to get there in time. I would tell people I was going to acupuncture, but I didn’t … Continue reading
I’m still looking for a donor and I’m still grieving. I still have a crazy family. I still have to go to work, though I did take the day off today – I had a clear schedule already because I … Continue reading
Went to the beach today. Cried a few times. Feel disconnected… and sad. Going to the beach helped, though. Sand and waves heal a lot.
Tomorrow is the retrieval. I’m nervous. I plan to bring with me 2 things that I’ve brought to all of my doctor appointment so far: a pine cone from a redwood tree and a circle coral from my mom. Why? … Continue reading