Worse things than a failed transfer

I started my period yesterday, 5 days after beta day.  I called the clinic to tell them, and their response was “you can speak with the doctor about this at your next phone appointment.”  So nothing to do now but wait until September 24th.  Another two week wait. Our run of bad luck isn’t over … Continue reading Worse things than a failed transfer


FET #1: Fail

Coping with the disappointment of a failed cycle has its phases.  Yesterday I cried at work, ate a ton of junk food, drank wine after work and spent $100 on makeup.  Not taking my medications felt strange, so I shoved everything in a bag deep a cabinet in our laundry room so I wouldn’t have … Continue reading FET #1: Fail

Beta Day

Test day.  Blood is drawn, and now I wait.  Since I am a crazy person I looked up my phone records from two years ago and the clinic called by 11:45 with the results of Abigail’s pregnancy, so here’s hoping I only have a few more hours of waiting. To say I am anxious is … Continue reading Beta Day


8 days post 5 day transfer.  That means tomorrow is test day!! I am so ready for this two week wait to be over. It’s been such an all-consuming 8 days. I spent the 3 days of Labor Day weekend up at my parent’s lake house, surrounded by family and activity and water and sun.  … Continue reading 8dp5dt


I don't know how I'm going to last another 5 days.  This 2WW seems to be CRAWLING compared to last time - although it was over 2 years ago and I don't remember much. Tomorrow I go to my parent's lake house for labor day weekend with Abby, my parents and my sister & her … Continue reading 4dp5dt


3 Days post 5 day transfer.  Test day is in 6 days.  I’ve made it 1/3 of the way.  I took a pregnancy test yesterday, which unsurprisingly came back negative.  The test was expired and the only one I had in the house, so I justified taking it so early in hopes it would get … Continue reading 3dp5dt