Diminished Ovarian Reserve · DOR · endometriosis · fertility · Infertility · laparoscopy · TTC · Uncategorized

1st Lap Complete 

Since my Laparoscopy was scheduled in a town about 2 hours away from home, and we needed to be at the hospital at 630am, we arranged to stay the night before the procedure.  We went early the day before and spent the day exploring the lovely little mountain towns.   It was honestly the perfect way… Continue reading 1st Lap Complete 

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Diminished Ovarian Reserve · endometriosis · fertility · Infertility · TTC · Uncategorized

Going for Laparoscopy on Tuesday 

I have all these symptoms and some that aren’t listed. We were just referred for diagnostic surgery for endometriosis on Friday and today I get a call saying they have an opening and can fit me in on Tuesday if I am available!!! Eek!! And I am available.  I am still off work from a… Continue reading Going for Laparoscopy on Tuesday 

Diminished Ovarian Reserve · endometriosis · fertility · Infertility · IVF · TTC · Uncategorized

Endometriosis?? Apparently Maybe…

Well… there is an upside to infertility.   And in my case it means quick referrals when doctors think they found something else wrong with me. In the past year I have had 2 people suggest I have endometriosis.  First by an ultrasound tech who though she saw adhesions on my left side (near my dud… Continue reading Endometriosis?? Apparently Maybe…

Diminished Ovarian Reserve · DOR · fertility · Infertility · Premature Ovarian Failure · relationships · TTC · Uncategorized

Life keeps pushing me down

Life has continued to throw more obstacles and challenges at us.  At the end of September I was in a car accident.  I was able to walk away from it, even though my car was not drivable so I am thankful it wasn’t worse and I wasn’t seriously injured.  However, it left me with a… Continue reading Life keeps pushing me down

Diminished Ovarian Reserve · fertility · Infertility · IUI · TTC · Uncategorized

Gearing up for our next cycle. Time to get healthy!

For the past 2 and a half months we have been taking a break from infertility and all the things we normally do to try to get pregnant.   We kind of knew when my fertile period was (just based on previous months) and during that time we did try to have sex every other… Continue reading Gearing up for our next cycle. Time to get healthy!

depression · Diminished Ovarian Reserve · fertility · Infertility · IUI · IVF · life · relationships · TTC · Uncategorized

It has been a hard year. But I refuse to wallow.

To say it has been a long and hard year is an understatement.  In the past year we have dealt with one IVF (converted to IUI due to poor response) failure, and 2 IUI failures.  My dad passed away unexpectedly in November and just this week we had to say goodbye to my very beloved… Continue reading It has been a hard year. But I refuse to wallow.