Category Archives: PVED

Third Party Politics

“Should I use an egg donor?” is the debate for women dealing with rotten eggs. Approximately a 47 quadrillion threads on PVED and other donor egg forums address some version of this question, and the rhythm of the comments goes something like this: Concerned poster: … Continue reading

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Fuck You, Katie Couric: A Love Story

For those of you living under a rock or some other place where no one gives a shit about egg donation, Katie Couric recently did a segment about a donor egg conceived child and her family who met their donor for … Continue reading

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Tiers of Joy

Admitting that I don’t know what to write isn’t the best way to up my readership, but what can I tell you? I have no fucking clue what to say. No, I still don’t trust that this is happening. No, … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing

Monday, June 18, or 6 days past my 5-day embryo transfer (that’s 6dp5dt, for you locals). This morning, I peed on an EPT Digital Early Pregnancy Test that I found left over from a couple years back, and the result was … Continue reading

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Waiting on Pills and Needles

A daily jounal since last week’s transfer: Tues, June 12 – Transfer Day: First day of bed rest. Sneezed and panicked. After reading that a PVEDer still got pregnant after puking the entire day after transfer, I felt better. Then N got … Continue reading

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My Biological Clock Has One Hand Clapping. Sometimes.

So, I got caught in an undertow of grief the other day. I could try to defend myself by saying that I freaked out because my estrogen level is 2500 instead of the normal 150, but I’d rather just accept the … Continue reading

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