A scientific breakthrough to boost IVF success rates?

Interesting! A story in the UK Guardian caught my eye today. It reveals that fertility scientists are trying to increase the chance of a successful IVF procedure through more effective analysis of fertilized embryos. Using mice in a case study, they found that “when a sperm entered an egg, the egg’s jelly-like innards would start to […]

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New job….

New job. Not just any new job in my profession. A TOTALLY new profession with a new job in a new building in a new town in a new school system in a new precinct in a new county. I love it. I am not very good at my new job but I love it. […]

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So, this is disturbing…

I read this little tidbit today on the internet. Here, here is the link: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2011-07-17/ivf-lottery-slammed/2797642 A lottery for IVF. So basically a lottery is cashing in on the desire for a child and banking on the emotions of women and men and couples and non-couples. I am speechless. Thing is, having a child through a […]

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There is the MOST amazing carousel in a mall in Connecticut. Has anyone ever been? Very kid friendly mall. Highchairs in the food court. Pretty freakin’ awesome and stuff one appreciates when children are in the picture. Before my lil’ one, I’d not have noticed any of it as I sat and ate something from […]

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Hot Diggity! Thoughts after a GYN exam

So, I had the most invasive GYN exam today. Gah! I don’t want to go in to the details but I think most of you know exactlllllly what I am talking about. Paper gown and all. Woo hoo! Anyway, after my exam I walked to my car and decided to grab a hotdog at a […]

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So, I was wondering something… IVF and YOU

Here I am babbling on and on about myself. For crying out loud, it’s so self centered!  I mean, really. I don’t ever want to be famous for fifteen minutes.  I would not know what to do with myself before, during and after and would only end up chuckling nervously.  Or saying, “like”  or “you […]

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The Big D…

Please know that nothing compares to the joy of being a mom. I LOVE my girl. LOVE. You’ll know what I am talking about when you become a mother (or father!) some day, too. I left my husband not so long ago. Divorce. I would have stayed were it not for the safety of my […]

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The Grating Room…

The waiting room at my doctor’s office was like one of the worst experiences to deal with. Seriously. I will never forget it, not even a year and a half later. You gals and guys know what I am talking about, don’t you? The same faces every day (since the visits are often) and no […]

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I took ten minutes out of my day today and just stared in the mirror. Ever do that? I have not done it for quite some time. I studied my eye lashes and my iris in my eyes. I studied my nose and my lips. I studied my goosebumps and the grey in my hair, […]

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Yeaaah. I am BACK.

And holy crap, there is a ton of spam on my site! Wow! I mean, really. Look at it. Just LOOK. It reminds me of an untamed garden where once stood neat and tidy rows of freesia. I had no idea I’d come back to this. But here I am. I came back. Glad to […]

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