Gearing up

When I got home on Friday evening I sensed that E was anxious and preoccupied. On Monday we meet with our fertility consultant again after our last fail. We've been 'enjoying' time away from the stress and anxiety of the fertility treatment.  Plans for what to do next and once again the injections and tiredness … Continue reading Gearing up

‘Better than a kick in the teeth’

E's oft used phrase. It acknowledges getting something better than expectation. 8 follies. 1 more than last time. I walked into recovery to see a smiling E. The egg collection was a success, although she wasn't given morphine like when she had the myomectomy, but the GA allowed her to at least sleep a bit. Last … Continue reading ‘Better than a kick in the teeth’


I'm sat at in a Costa 'lounge' watching people walk by in the hospital walk way, trying to read an article about people who have functional conditions whilst supping my medium (medio) mocha. Trying to avoid the inside of my lip I bit 10 mins ago. E went in for egg collection 45 mins ago. … Continue reading Hope