Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Self-Flagellation, Chapter Oh-I've-Lost-Count.

Watch your mother-in-law and spouse interact with other people's babies. Think about how they deserve to have lots of children to love. Think about how you have failed to give this to them. Wallow in self-pity and regret. Drink. Weep.

Unsolicited advice.

I have received much unsolicited "advice" while on this "journey." Now here's my turn to give some that fits into the category of Obvious Things to Do When Undergoing Infertility Treatment.

Make sure that you and your partner/spouse/whatever are on the same page.

See? Told you it was obvious.

I'm just saying.

Monday, December 10, 2007

Well, we gave it the old college try.

Got some news over the weekend that only my employer will be happy about.

I would call it a day, but thanks to my insurance company, I have enough meds for another go. Whether I want to put myself through this again is another question.

Ironically, the "When-are-you-going-to-have-another-one?" questions have been coming fast and furious over the last few days. Even one of my son's teachers asked me this morning. I had to take some deep breaths. I knew she meant well. She loves my son.

People assume that if you have one child, having #2 will be no problem. As if even having the first one was a walk in the park.