Trying to Conceive

Mock transfer mocking me!

This past Friday I went to the RE for a (what I thought was) routine mock transfer and sonohysterography. This procedure is meant to identify any potential issues with the cervix, uterus and/or ovaries. They look for things like polyps, fibroids, scar tissue, etc. Basically they insert a catheter through the cervix and into the… Continue reading Mock transfer mocking me!

Trying to Conceive

Never a Positive

One of the most disheartening things about my 13 month (today, boo!) journey is the fact that I have never once seen a REAL positive pregnancy test (I don’t count testing out my HCG trigger shot, which I admit to having done just so I could see what a positive pregnancy test looks like). Not… Continue reading Never a Positive

Trying to Conceive

Why Now?

A question I have been asked a couple of times lately is “Why now?”. Why did I chose to begin blogging at this point in my life? Why one year into my journey, why not last month, or the month before? Why blogging and not some other outlet? After thinking about it, here are my… Continue reading Why Now?

Trying to Conceive

Information Overload (Varicocele, Varicoschmeel)

Nick and I recently returned to our fertility specialist for our follow-up appointment to discuss his second semen analysis and our options. Our doctor does not seem to think that correcting the varicocele will be a big help in our case. He explained to us that the issue is very common, and he has seen… Continue reading Information Overload (Varicocele, Varicoschmeel)