Category Archives: Personal Stories

Update and Apologies

I’m sorry it’s been so long.  To make a long story short:  I had to go back to the ER…  twice.  They think the antibiotic I’m on is actually making me sick.  I haven’t been able to be at work … Continue reading

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Back to Life – Things That Keep Me Sane (Sort of)

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

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Self-Care Wednesday!

Today’s video is an example of what one tiny little thing can do to make your day.  I loved this idea:  giving high-fives to people on their way to work.  Improve Everywhere is the name of this group that goes … Continue reading

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I’m Finally Home – You’re Not Going to Believe This

I was discharged from the hospital Sunday with a PICC line.  For those of you who don’t know what that is (I sure didn’t), it is a catheter that goes into my arm, through my vein to my heart.  I … Continue reading

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New Revelation: I’m Way Too Creative When It Comes to Dreaming Up Catastrophes (DE mentioned)

Last night Gary and I celebrated the 12-yr anniversary of when we met and went out to dinner.  Who wants to take bets on whether or not I started crying at the table, in the French restaurant, in front of … Continue reading

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Self-Care Wednesdays

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

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I was looking around the internet for fertility info and found on a support thread this fun video called “My Aunt Jane Knows More Than My RE.”  I thought I’d share. I made roughly 3 to 5 million phone calls … Continue reading

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