Monthly Archives: November 2011

It’s a rich man’s game

It’s a rich man’s game this IVF malarkey, you have to be fairly comfortable for the money side of things not to be a consideration as to whether you will have another go or whether it is time to throw … Continue reading

Posted in About me, IVF | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Dr Google

So if Google gave away medical degrees would you have qualified? My sister likes to think that she has a broad range of Google acquired medical knowledge and sees herself as a GP type Villa Boy having googled how to … Continue reading

Posted in About me, Infertile Madness, IVF | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Limbo

The wait between 1 scan saying that your baby is not the size it should be and the next scan confirming that your pregnancy really isn’t viable is probably the longest week in the history of time.  It makes a … Continue reading

Posted in miscarriage | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

MIA – The Law of Sod

Why does the law of sod not visit us? Other people seem to offer advice on what to do and where to go as that will be sure to invoke the law of sod, only it doesn’t happen to us. … Continue reading

Posted in Infertile Madness | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Let’s talk about sex

I am in my late 30’s, Villa Boy is over 40 (just!) apparently we should not be having a lot of sex according to any group of my peers I speak too. Well I don’t really speak about it but … Continue reading

Posted in About me, Infertile Madness | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Anticipation

We had a meeting with our consultant today, as ever he was lovely and every time we see him he instills more confidence that it can work. So why did I have 2 sleepless nights before seeing him? Stressed out … Continue reading

Posted in Infertile Madness, IVF | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Losing my religion…

Not sure I ever had a religion to lose to be honest but that doesn’t make such a good title does it? As Michelle Dugger announced her 20th pregnancy and as ever attributes it to god’s will it got me … Continue reading

Posted in About me, Have you tried? | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Thyroid and not getting pregnant

Apparently a lot of cases of unexplained infertility could be related to a thyroid problem, your thyroid could be within normal levels and so could be dismissed by your GP as not being the issue but actually a slight variation … Continue reading

Posted in Have you tried?, miscarriage | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments