Monthly Archives: March 2013

When 2 become 1

So… we may have jumped the gun a bit. Or should I say, our clinic jumped the gun a bit. And told us – their fragile and impressionable fertility patients – that there were two babies in the belly. When … Continue reading

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Who are you, and what did you do with my wife?

We have chocolate in our fridge. I got the Mars bar in a race pack for the half marathon I did on my birthday, March 3rd. The Cadbury Creme Eggs have been there since Lou’s mum’s last visit. That was … Continue reading

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Cuddles for Nejlika

Lou has a new love in her life. “You can’t hold me the same way,” she tells me. “You aren’t as soft or bendy.” Every night and every morning, I am face-to-face with this white blob that now occupies the … Continue reading

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The First (Official) Scan

Today was scan day! I was so nervous last night I couldn’t get to sleep until 2am. I am not sure why, because actually I felt really positive because of all the symptoms Lou has. Maybe it’s associative fear from … Continue reading

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Week 7: A story of nausea, hunger, and exhaustion

I won’t be the first or last to say it, but morning sickness is really inaccurately named. Morning, afternoon, evening… whatever. But the sickness part is pretty spot on. Lou has had nausea every day since about 6.5 weeks. Some … Continue reading

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NHS comes through…

To our surprise, our local NHS hospital contacted Lou yesterday asking what hospital we would like to use for our fertility treatment! We hadn’t chased our original referral since last June, and figured they forgot about us. But I guess … Continue reading

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Week 4… 5… 6…

The day after our positive test on the 15th, Lou’s symptoms almost completely disappeared.┬áBefore, she had painful period type cramps, lots of bloating, and sore boobs. Afterwards, she felt “a bit tired” and had the odd twinge/cramp in her abdomen. … Continue reading

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