Biology student, modern hippie, lover of everything ‘home’, striving for family and a career in fertility.
This is a personal blog.
If you’ve read some of my previous posts on this subject, you’ll know that in August 2019 I had a cardiac arrest, with my heart stopping beating for 40 minutes. The only reason I survived this ordeal was due to the quick reaction of my Mum and Dad who were in the room (if they… Continue reading I have a Heart Condition →
I told myself I would wait to write this in our new home, a sweet and simple two bedroom (TTC here we come!) cottage in North Wales, and it’s number 13! Sadly time has ticked on, and although we have secured the house, we are only a little closer to moving in. Bummer. Let’s recap… Continue reading Moving Out, On and Up →
In a moment of anxiety, a mood swing which resulted in my blubbering messages to my partner J who read them in the small time he had at work, I wrote this extract. Writing is how I process emotion and it helps me ‘get it out’. We are currently on our hunt for a home… Continue reading I Stay Because I Love You →
After deliberating, note-taking, planning and organising everything for a major phone call in our lives this very morning, J and I took an intake of breath as his mobile rang. Turns out we needn’t have prepared so much for a discussion about housing with our local authority here in Wales, UK. We are pretty much… Continue reading A House Together →
It may not seem like much of a milestone, but J has finally given me the go ahead I wanted all along; I’m coming off of my Desogestrel pill! Don’t panic! We aren’t TTC, yet, but it’s still a cause to celebrate. So, Desogestrel is my mini-pill contraception, also known as Progesterone-only pill (POP). Since… Continue reading A Major Countdown →
If you are in the midst of IVF, looking to start IUI or feel the need to ask for help from the reproductive industry due to ‘unexplained infertility’, I would wholly recommend you read this book. A Child Against All Odds is an accessible scientific look at the history, methods and numerous studies on in… Continue reading A Child Against All Odds →
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