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Recent Finds – November 4th, 2021

Are you an emotional shopper? I am. There is SO much in my life I am grateful for, every single day – but I am also dealing with the disappointment of secondary infertility right now; I’ve been dealing with it for an entire year at this point. My insurance denied IVF coverage that is mandated by the state so I have to appeal their decision. I’m tired of all the doctor’s appointments and blood draws. I’m tired of negative pregnancy…

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0 In Family/ Infertility/ Motherhood

The FET Diaries

An injection needle for IVF

Welcome to the FET Diaries, a journal of what it’s like to go through a Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) cycle during IVF treatment. July 6th (CD1): Today is Cycle Day 1, or CD1 as it’s known in the infertility world. It’s the first day of my period, which is also the first day of my miscarriage of a chemical pregnancy from my last cycle. I am planning to transfer my last 3 embryos from my first 2 retrievals, and it’s…

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0 In Garden/ Musings


Yesterday, the temperature snuck into the low 70s – a feat we likely won’t see repeated for a couple of more months – the highest temperature on that day here in 119 years. It seems we’re living through unique moments right and left these days. The rise in temperature is particularly welcome here in upstate New York. Anywhere you live comes with a price – and the price of four distinct, beautiful seasons (and a low risk of natural disasters)…

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