Rainbow Red and yellow Green and blue Purple bruises, aqua too! All the colors that we know Live in my elbow Patty Cake Repro-Endo, Baby maker man, Make me a baby As fast as you can! Will you insert it? Inject it? Or pgd select it? Rock-a-bye Rock a bye baby, On a money tree … Continue reading Nursery Rhymes for the IF Mother Goose
Insurance backing out on the first day of your cycle definitely makes life exciting! So after a looong day that involved 4 pharmacy visits, and no less than 6 clinic visits (no, I'm not exaggerating, and yes it all worked out in the end!) we sat down, DH & I, for some quality bonding time. … Continue reading The “Ill”ities of Life
Another cycle ends, and here we are again. It's hard when all that's supposed to signify renewal becomes a searingly painful reminder of how stuck you are. It isn't easy to approach the process with the joy it rightfully deserves when something inside you cries haven't I done this enough? I think of the excitement … Continue reading Never Ending.
I ask Him for children because I want to love But instead - He teaches me how He wants to be loved, with all my heart, no matter when. I ask Him for children because I want give But instead - He teaches me to give to His children, the art of understanding those … Continue reading Wishlist
Upward always, Shevy
Warning: this is a (partial) venting post! Have you ever spent a full hour at the clinic waiting for your turn to get what should be a five second blood test? Well to be technically correct, my turn happened waaaay before the hour was up. Except that every lucky lady (hint: not infertile, as in … Continue reading Focus.
Recently we were at cousins for Shabbos, when their little son stopped my husband after davening and said "Why do Meir and Avi (his brothers who both got married after us) have kids and you don't? It's not fair! I think you should get a turn already..." Thankfully, this kid is just too cute - … Continue reading It’s Fair, But…
It's a game we play from time to time, Re-writing what we'll say, When DH will get up to speak, On that long-awaited day. (Come to think of it, there may be two, or dare i suggest three? A triple Bris, thanks to IUI, Or was it the HSG?) In any case, Long or short, … Continue reading Bris Remarks
I found this comic a while back, in When Do the Good Things Start? by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski. It was an instant favourite, and I've been thinking of it ever since. It's a game we all play. Stop anyone, anyplace, and they can probably give you three reasons why their life is worse than the … Continue reading There’s a World Outside My Little World