Another lady’s experience with fertility treatment.

I stumbled across this lady’s blog. Shannon was diagnosed with PCOS and are trying to get pregnant and also going through fertility treatment. I can truly relate to her emotions and sure that you will too. Go have a look and follow her blog.  

That monthly feeling of what if

Every month you find yourself thinking what if we did accidentally conceive this month and have beaten the odds? I mean, in my mind it is not impossible and as a christian you keep faith and hope you get to skip the R60 000 payment. You even skip one or 2 of your contraceptive pills…

Going for a Mammogram…

Going for a mammogram seems like an awkward experience, especially if it’s your first time. The staff however do this daily and are very professional. Remember ladies to do your self examinations at home, monthly!

Oh crap, I feel a lump!

It’s Sunday evening and I am off to take a shower before going to bed. For some reason I touched my breasts. I must admit I don’t do the once a month self inspection as all woman are supposed to to check for lumps in our breasts. But there it was in all it’s glory….

To the one who makes Mother’s Day hurt a little less

This blogpost is too beautiful to not share. Everyone faced with infertility would know exactly what she is talking about. Keep faith ladies, there are light at the end of the tunnel. In which ever shape and size. Source: To the one who makes Mother’s Day hurt a little less

Finding a fertility clinic

Fertility treatment, in any form, in South Africa is expensive. Medical aid doesn’t cover any part of it and government doesn’t subsidize the treatment like in some countries. If you google ‘fertility clinics South Africa’ you get a few results and they are basically located in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town. If you can’t afford…

“She’s Just Like You When You Were A Child!”

My sister has 2 little girls, aged 2 and 5. And if I may say so myself, they are super cute and I love them to bits. The thing about kids that age is that every time they do something, the rest of the family would say something like ‘she’s just like her mom‘ or…

Celebrity Padma Lakshmi’s endo-story

At some point I was addicted to watching Top Chef. I enjoyed the food and the competition. Padma Lakshmi became a household name for me. At that point I didn’t realise there will be more linking me to her than the pure enjoyment of good food. She was diagnosed with endometriosis at the age of…

Annual check-up (3 years in)

So it was time once again for my annual check-up. I’ve learnt that I am ‘ok’ going to these check-ups and that I don’t need to be scared of the enodmetriosis returning. They do get easier with time. I just have to take Yaz every single day and I can continue with my daily live…