Telling your employer that you are about to embark on a journey of Fertility treatment could probably be one of the toughest things you will have to do... Not only do you need to figure out who you are going to tell amongst your family and friends but, informing your boss is one extra person … Continue reading Tips for telling your employer you’re starting fertility treatment
I finally plucked up the courage to tell my mum about 9MonthsandWaiting!
Be Encouraged, Be Expectant... Sounds a bit cliche right? I know that when you're going through your fertility journey, some of the last things you want to hear are "relax", "Don't worry", "Be expectant, it will happen", "Be encouraged"... You just don't want to hear it when all you see and feel is an empty … Continue reading Be Encouraged, Be Expectant
Coming face to face with the reality that there is some form of delay is hard. It's even harder when you find yourself lost among acronyms and abbreviations you know nothing about. It seems that over the past 8 or so years, the majority of us tend to turn to our famous friend 'Google' to … Continue reading Fertility Abreviations
Patient Day of Action 25/03/2017 When I found out about this campaign, I was so happy, yet quite upset. I cannot imagine how much money hubby and I would have spent had it not been for our access to NHS Funding. To find out that there have and will continue to be cuts to this … Continue reading Patient Day of Action
I repeatedly get asked the question as to why I fall into the infertility category when I've conceived in the past without any medical assistance. It wasn't until 2015 (almost two years after my miscarriage) that I finally got the answer myself... 'Unexplained Infertility.' Not quite the diagnosis I had been expecting as it clearly explained absolutely nothing. It … Continue reading Primary, Secondary & Unexplained Infertility
I recently received a heartfelt email from a young woman who came across my blog. She wrote briefly of her struggles and pains of living with PCOS but ended her email saying that my journey had given her hope... When I started this blog it was to shed light on the struggles of infertility, provide … Continue reading Back to reality