Going through the motions

Apart from my sessions with Anni round 2’s stim phase / drug regime didn’t differ from round 1. Tristan was still afraid of me “for good reason.” And I was still afraid of jabbing myself so once again nightly visits to my Aunty Jo’s couch became the norm. Aunty Jo is a qualified nurse and…

Three Eyed Anni

It was October 2016 and we’d decided to get back on the torture train. Our previous failed standard round of IVF had proven fertilisation was an issue. We’d been told ICSI was the way forward. Rather than drop a bunch of sperm into the same sassy little dish as my eggs and then wait for…

Feeling the need…

Lately I have been feeling the need to blog again. It’s been a time. A lot has happened since my last period of over sharing. The series of blog posts I published previously were all written upon reflection of our first round of IVF. During round 1 the thought of sharing our experience never crossed my…