Tag Archives: ttc

March 15, 2016

3/15/16 I don’t want any future baby of mine born during a Donald Trump presidency. Like, no. No, no, no. All kinds of no. I think that she of the group text pregnancy announcement gave birth the past few days. A … Continue reading

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March 12, 2016

3/12/16 I feel rather blasé about the fact that we have been “trying again”… not sure if we are “trying” or “not trying to prevent.” I have not been taking my morning temperature. I have not been using OPKs. I … Continue reading

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March 6, 2016

3/6/16 We have started having unprotected sex again. I guess we aren’t preventing, but we aren’t “trying.” Let the chips fall where they may. I am terrified but also, strangely enough, hopeful. I don’t know which is stronger. But I’m … Continue reading

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The Hail Mary Pass

… A very long forward pass in American football, made in desperation with only a small chance of success… Originally meaning any sort of desperation play, a “Hail Mary” gradually came to denote a long, low-probability pass attempted at the end … Continue reading

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The Voice of the Sea

Last week was a week I’d rather just forget. First with all the dramatics of Sunday night, which spilled in to Monday. Monday morning  also brought news that someone I graduated with died in a motorcycle accident, not even half … Continue reading

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A Moment Before You Need More Happiness

Lately I’ve been feeling as though I’m drifting in my blogging and in my journey to have a living child. My last post, in fact, was my reaction to someone else’s news and nothing to do with me, myself, and … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday, can’t trust that day

Spring has been in full swing here in Massachusetts, and it’s finally been nice enough to spend time outdoors – running, reading on my back deck, gardening (my friend L and I rented a garden plot at the community garden … Continue reading

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Nothing would be what it is because everything would be what it isn’t

The past few days have been really tough. Starting with Monday; I don’t know why this was such a bad day, nothing in particular happened. I went for a 2.5 mile walk during my lunch hour with N; I ate … Continue reading

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Groove is in the heart

Based on my BBT charting I think I ovulated two weeks to a week and a half ago. That’s my best estimate.   So now I am in the middle of waiting for my period. Today is CD35. I am … Continue reading

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But those people keep a movin’, and that’s what tortures me

The Husband and I had a talk tonight about where we are and where we want to go with respect to the  “baby-making.” I feel like I needed to talk about it so we can both put it out there. … Continue reading

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