When Two Became Four! Becoming a Twin Mum!

**This post was originally posted on an old blog in March 2016, but it finishes off the IVF and pregnancy journals and tells the story of how I became a twin mum, so I thought I’d share it with you** March 16th 2016 I haven’t been very good at this …

Officially Halfway! Pregnancy Journal Entries

Tuesday 20th October 2015 At 20w1d pregnant, I’m officially past the half way mark of my pregnancy! Although really, I passed halfway a week or so ago – with twins, I won’t make it to 40 weeks – at the very most, I’ll be 37 weeks when they either induce …

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, …