Category: Family

I’m Finally Pregnant! – Journal Entries

**To everyone who’s bored of reading my old journal entries by now, I’m very very sorry. But since I shared my IVF journals with you, I thought it was only fair to share my journals from when I was pregnant, too. As before, these were previously published on an old …

Third ICSI Cycle Continued – Journal Entries

Monday 22nd June 2015 5dp2dt. I’m not having much in the way of symptoms at all. I’m very tired, which is probably the progesterone. And I’ve suffered with constipation (sorry – TMI) since egg collection, which is definitely the progesterone. Other than that, today I’ve had some cramping in my …

Third ICSI Cycle – Journal Entries

Wednesday 3rd June 2015 Day 3 of our second fresh cycle – our third cycle in total. I’m not enjoying injecting myself again, but it’s only a couple of weeks. Since we’re doing another fresh cycle, I don’t have to down reg this time, which means no nasty menopause symptoms …

Waiting for Cycle Three – Dealing with Depression

Things didn’t exactly go to plan after our second cycle. Firstly, my wonderful friend – who had already been through so much heartache – had an early miscarriage and her Christmas miracle was taken away from her. I felt so helpless – I wanted to be there to support her, …

First ICSI Cycle Aftermath and Second Cycle

**I feel that the following journal entries should come with a warning. The end of 2014 and the beginning of 2015 was a really difficult time for me. My mental health really suffered as result of the IVF and the pressure I was putting on myself. I felt like I …

First ICSI Cycle Continued – Journal Entries

Here are some more journal entries from our first ICSI cycle in September2014. Wednesday 17th September Today is my mum’s birthday and embryo transfer day! We couldn’t have asked for a better result with our embryos! The embryologist took us into a little room to discuss our embryos and I …