5:00am : Alarm goes off. Why do I get up at 5am voluntarily? Money. Ok let’s do this. #moneyismymotivation 5:15am: Coffee. All the Coffee. 5:45am: Arrive to teach my group fitness class. People look tired. And their tired face makes me excited. How can I wake these people up without being annoying. #ChallengeAccepted. Kelly Clarkson. […]
Infertility Awareness Month! Launching another beautiful and inspiring story this week! After 4 fresh IVF transfers, 1 Frozen transfer, 1 miscarriage, and countless disappointing pregnancy tests... let's cry happy tears together with the ending of this infertility story! Meet Jennifer & Brian Jennifer has been through the wringer... to say the least. The patience of a … Continue reading Infertility Awareness: Jennifer’s Story
April is Infertility Awareness month. I chose four amazing women to share their infertility story each Friday on the blog this month. This is for all of you who know what it's like to struggle for something that comes so naturally to most. We wish, we hope, and we power through for the dream of … Continue reading Infertility Awareness: Beckie’s Story
Q~ #HeyMallory I'm approaching my beta day after transferring two embryo's from my IVF cycle. I tested at 10dp3dt (10 days past a 3 day transfer = 13 days past ovulation) and it was negative. I have three more days to wait until my official beta (clinical pregnancy test) but I'm feeling hopeless. What can I … Continue reading #HeyMallory: How Do I Prepare for an IVF Beta Day?
#HeyMallory! Have you had the infertility struggle with a friend, or the lifestyle difference struggle? How do I deal with this and get our friendship back to how it used to be? Here's the details... Q - I have this best friend since college (10 years-ish) We have been majorly drifting apart the last year. Issue … Continue reading #HeyMallory: Infertility, Residency & Friends who don’t get it.
TWW Hell Fest! The TWW Hell Fest is the two weeks you wait to find out if your IVF cycle was successful... or not. The worst part about the TWW Hell Fest is you have to take it so much more seriously- No more water slides, roller coasters, frozen margaritas or wine to get you through. … Continue reading TWW Hell Fest
So it's time. Just me and you, Infertility. Me and you. Goin' at it. Face to face. Let's do this, biotch. Feel the momentum? Feel the thunder? Feel the badassedness? I'm well into my IVF Round 2. I have to admit, things seem easier this time around. I know what's coming. I know what to … Continue reading The Time is Now, Biotch.