Here's To A Boring Year

Too much excitement just might kill me!

Awareness of yesterday

Yesterday was Neuroblastoma Awareness Day. Neuroblastoma is the leading single cause of cancer deaths in children under 5. And yesterday, one of the boys we know from the ward died. … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 3 Comments


This morning I went for my mid-luteal blood test to check my progesterone levels. You may recall that at this point last cycle, my level was a paltry 11, which … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Test early, test often.

When we did IVF, back before Monkey was conceived, I tried to test out my trigger. It never left my system, even though Google told me it should have, so … Continue reading

January 30, 2014 · 4 Comments


This morning I had my pre-transfer progesterone test. The one I had to pester my clinic for. And it turns out that they want me to increase my progesterone doses … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · 1 Comment

Still alive. Still not pregnant.

It’s only been 2 months since my last post – you’ll forgive me, right? Because apparently despite having no actual job, I am a glutton for punishment and have taken … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · 3 Comments

Bitten by the screen bug

In the last couple of weeks, Monkey has suddenly been bitten by the screen bug. He is now obsessed with watching Play School DVDs and playing with the iPad I … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Riddle me this

When you burp, it is polite to say ‘Excuse me’. However, it is rude to talk with your mouth full. So, what is the appropriate etiquette when one burps while … Continue reading

November 25, 2013 · 3 Comments