One way or another…

And for today's ever-hopeful, slightly deranged, will-I-ever-get-knocked-up tune, I present... Made ya laugh, I hope ūüėČ T minus 7/8 days to lift off. CW.

Shared post: How to Plan a Pregnancy IVF Style

Too good not to share, via The Not So Fertile Goddess: How to plan a pregnancy IVF style: Step 13: Embryo Transfer "You and your partner will stare intently at the ultrasound screen to watch as this tiny embryo is inserted through a long catheter into your uterus. Your RE will point out the spot … Continue reading Shared post: How to Plan a Pregnancy IVF Style

Soundtrack for a cycle

"Oh I might have to wait I'll never give up I guess it's half timing and the other half's luck Wherever you are Whenever it's right You'll come out of nowhere and into my life" - Micheal Bubl√©, Haven't Met You Yet I have a little ritual. Ahead of each cycle, I put together a … Continue reading Soundtrack for a cycle

In other words: A three-day quote challenge

It's been a bit of a crazy week, so I've only just sat down to the three-day quote challenge that Amy from¬†Awakening Wildflower¬†tagged me in (thanks, Amy!). It came from out of the blue - I'm still pretty new to the blogging thing and it still surprises¬†me that anyone reads my mindless musings. I was, … Continue reading In other words: A three-day quote challenge

Groovy, baby

Ok, so I've decided to embrace positivity and rainbow-farting unicorns etc and, for your (my) entertainment, put together a list of¬†five fun (and science-backed) IVF facts: Move it, baby:¬†Fertilisation rates are apparently higher for eggs¬†subjected to music. According to a 2013¬†study done at the Institut Marques fertility Clinique in Barcelona, fertilisation rates of embryos subjected … Continue reading Groovy, baby


If you want your¬†cup (collection) to runneth over, check out this¬†Mug Swap¬†that's being run by Nicola from¬†Trimesters And Tribulations. It's for women who have experienced loss or are struggling to conceive (including the IVF-ers). More details are in her comment on my last post. Anyway, it seems like a nice thing to do if you're … Continue reading Mugsho(u)t…