Tag Archives: Dr. Rosenpenis

I Need A Miracle

I felt pregnant. It was our third IVF attempt, and it seemed like they’d finally gotten my drug protocol right.  We made four gorgeous embryos, two of which were top rated, one of which was 8-celled, symmetrical and seemingly perfect. I was so certain I’d get pregnant with at least one of those little suckers […]

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Be Fruitful and Multiply?

Oh my God, you guys. After our first cycle of IVF didn’t take, Dr. Rosenpenis made us come in for a post-mortem to discuss what went wrong.  I was trying to hang onto my optimism, and the last thing I needed was more insane analogies. Do I even need to tell you what happened? Dr. […]

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Don’t Sugar Coat It

My birthday is the deadline.  If I’m not pregnant by then, I’m pulling out the big guns and doing IVF (It’s Very Fancy). Did I mention my birthday is this weekend? Yeah, so, to prepare, I scheduled a consultation at the fertility practice where we did IUI.   I didn’t think I could handle any more […]

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I’m Okay!

First, thanks for all the love and support around my weaning crisis.   It helped a lot.   I’ve officially stopped breastfeeding and I have to say it was probably harder on me (and Dave, who had to put up with me) than on Viv.  She is still getting used to the new routine but I […]

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Eggs and Beer

We’re trying to get pregnant and my lady cycle’s been kind of wonky so we decided to pay a visit to our friendly neighborhood reproductive endocrinologist, Dr. Rosenpenis. Not his real name or face.  If only.

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