Monthly Archives: May 2013

Small steps

I was on the aircoach returning from a business trip on Thursday evening when G, the embryologist called. “Can you talk?” “Not so much, but I can listen.” So, he explained that the only one of my donors who was … Continue reading

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Donors

I should be working but I can’t concentrate so will purge thoughts here instead. Back to picking donors again today in time for the embryologist’s order at the end of the month. Kind of feels like going back in time … Continue reading

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Buzz kill

To the person who landed on the blog this week after searching for “hot women wearing only aprons”, I can only apologise. Hot flushes probably wasn’t what you were after.

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WhyVF

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Triplo-mom and other risks

I’ve been re-reading the IVF consent and information forms. They break the seven-week long protocol process handily into: two weeks on the pill, two weeks on nasal spray to down-regulate (put your ovaries out of action temporarily), two weeks of … Continue reading

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Pedalling forward

I’m a cool €1,200 poorer today, having paid my deposit for IVF, booked scans based on my expected Day 1 in mid-June and dropped in my forms, which arrived in the post today. I don’t think the clinic needs the … Continue reading

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Enter Nurse L

I rang the clinic today to talk to Nurse L and see how we’re getting on with ordering sperm, or at least with seeing which donors are available. I explained that, forgetting about this month, I was probably due to … Continue reading

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