Infertility art show!

What an A. MAZ. ING. weekend this was!! Friday night I set up the show with the help of a new friend, a professional artist who offered to help.  I learned a lot as a newbie to this. And I was amazed at the serendipity and grace of how the amount of paintings, their themes [...]

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Infertility art exhibit this Saturday!

Starring me!  I’m going live. All throughout last year and into this year I have been creating art with wild abandon. Now, I have the opportunity to show my artwork in a gallery near Boston, Mass!  I’m excited! I’m shit-freaked out! Haha!  Not ALL of the art is fertility related, but I have a series [...]

Day off and sweating in the heat

Today I got up at 6am and fed our cats, went back to bed and contemplated going to the beach. Instead I fell asleep, which felt great.  When I got up I did some art work and pulled two really great prints off the printing plate. I also added more to a new painting I'm [...]

Totally embarrassed 

Between this morning's blood work and saying goodbye to the staff, somehow getting triggered to tears in Starbucks and then running into one of my husband's coworkers, and the incessant yammering of my 20-something coworker who has a 6-month old, I lost my shit at work today. Hysterical sobbing. The kind where I feel like [...]

It’s over 

I'm in the waiting room of the blood draw office and it's insult to injury. AF started heavier than ever a few days ago. And yet my nurse has told me that they need a final blood draw to close the cycle and confirm I'm not pregnant.  We met with our RE on Monday and [...]

Canceled again 

Alternate title: "Reschedule my appointments, lock the doors and shave everything!" Well, I've been canceled. So instead of sciencing fertilization, I'm doing the trigger shot tonight and leave the rest up to intimacy and my hub's swimmers. I think I'll need a nap. Lol  This outcome though feels ok to me, interestingly, so I don't [...]