The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 7

Meeting a new doctor is always uncomfortable when you suffer from anxiety. You're afraid to say the wrong thing. You're afraid one misstep and you end up spilling your guts all over the place. At least, it's like that for me. On the flip side, after being brushed off by three other doctors, I was… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 7

The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 2

Trigger warning: Infertility It's now November 2015. My OB-GYN in all of her cluelessness, refers me to a fertility specialist. Five minutes with this man and he says "You're a textbook case of PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome)." I beg your pardon? He went on to explain that I don't make the proper hormones, nor quantity, and I don't… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 2

The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 1

Trigger warning - infertility, IVF, cycle failure. One of the main reasons I wanted to start this blog was to share my story. The hard part is.. there's a few dozen places I could start. But the most important part lately was postpartum depression. Rewind to 2015. Specifically.. April 2015. My fiance and I were due to be wed in just… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 1