Category Archives: Own Egg Fertility Treatments

A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to Committing Murder

From the start, I had an “unexplained infertility” diagnosis. Or rather an “unexplained infertility, but we think it’s an egg issue” diagnosis. As in: You can’t get pregnant on your own, but we think it’s an egg issue, so let’s … Continue reading

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Tennis Anyone?

With a dozen eggs, you can make an entire menu of foods consisting of deviled eggs, a chef’s salad, matzo ball soup, fried chicken, a noodle casserole, and cupcakes. A dozen eggs can also make twelve people. That’s more than enough … Continue reading

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Quotable Quotes: “You’re Good”

In case your man needs support in seeding those eggs. Sincerely, Christopher Walken (PS: Thanks to those of you who’ve been checking up on me in the days leading up to my transfer. You make my heart sing. For those … Continue reading

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What My Astrologer Said

About a year after my chemical pregnancy and the depression that followed, I decided to give IVF a fourth and final try. And I had good reason to be optimistic about it: my astrologer said that this time it would work. … Continue reading

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Un(en)titled

I don’t deserve this. I don’t deserve my infertility or the years I spent struggling with the most complex grief I’ve ever known. God knows, there are worse tragedies in the world, but there’s something about the pain of infertility … Continue reading

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Down Dog, Up Dog

After my second IVF, I got mad at my body. After years and years of taking amazing care of it, I was repaid with infertility at an unreasonably early age. I felt betrayed that my body would do this to … Continue reading

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