This morning I signed my own consent form to have my IUD removed in the operating room. That's right: my appointment with the gynaecologist was just as unsuccessful as the last IUD removal attempt (except much more painful). My uterus is, quite literally, in a vice grip around that dang little piece of plastic, and… Continue reading D & C & IUD
Sitting in the doctor's office, she eyed the metal speculum that the nurse tossed onto the counter beside her. It was still wrapped in its sterile packaging, which made it even less friendly looking. She watched the nurse pull open a drawer on the bottom of the exam table and transfer a clean, white sheet… Continue reading Signs
I haven't been feeling myself for a little while now... I've gained a bit a lot of weight in the last little while... I'm tired... moody... hungry... Are you pregnant? (Why is this always everyone's first question...?) No - that's not it... Except. come to think of it... My last period was a little late… Continue reading The Age Old Question
In the words of Ray Bradbury, “Just write every day of your life…”. Your mission is to write five haikus — one for each of the five days leading up to this Friday. – Weekly Writing Challenge Haiku about the beginning of life - in light of my big decision: Swim hard to the goal, Shiny ova waiting… Continue reading Haiku for New Beginnings
On our little vacation, DH and I sat down and had "the conversation" that we've been putting off for a while. The Baby #3 conversation. Here's the Coles Notes Summary: Yes, we both want another baby. We love watching our boys grow up, they are both such interesting and individual people, and a third would… Continue reading Big, Big Decision.