If one more person asks me 'so when is the baby coming', I am going to scream! People are cruel. Whether it is complete strangers or close family or friends of family. It is a horrible question to ask somebody. There are 2 things that I promised myself I won't ask somebody. The first is... Continue Reading →
A fellow Endo-warrior's perspective on pain! Read the article here: Source: Endometriosis and chronic pain: is there a pill-free way to a better quality of life?
The last few years I have found myself in an odd situation. Not really a situation, more 2 mindsets. On the one hand I didn't feel as close to my mom as always and certain things started to annoy me a lot. Stupid things, like the fact that she wanted us to get a dog so... Continue Reading →
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.
I'm a private person, hence this blog is anonymous. I don't like telling people that there is a real possibility that me and my husband might never have children. I think that I don't feel like telling people also because we have not tried IVF yet and I don't want to say something like that... Continue Reading →
Our first appointment with the fertility specialists was comforting and a reality check in terms of the cost involved in IVF.
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... Continue Reading →
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!
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.... Continue Reading →