I am a tad superstitious. I like believing in the little things. I lift my feet when driving over train tracks, I touch the outside of the plane before getting on, I make a wish at 11:11 and I eat 12 grapes at midnight on New Year's Day! I believe in signs and meant-to-bes. I... Continue Reading →
It can cost up to 8500$ for one in vitro fertility procedure and that doesn't include the cost of sperm... wow. It's a big jump from the free insemination procedure that I had been undergoing, but on the other hand, there's a better chance of a return on my investment. Statistics wise, I'm paying over... Continue Reading →
By now, you know that my first trial with IUI (intrauterine insemination) was a fail. Bouncing back was actually quite easy because I didn't really have time to think about it. It's a good thing, but also a bad thing because you might not stop to ask questions. The "not pregnant" verdict usually falls on... Continue Reading →
Not many people knew about my crazy baby-making decision, so I texted my despair to a friend who did know and her response was to knock at my door 2 hours later with a bottle of wine, ready to help me tackle those 149 profiles AGAIN! She was floored by the amount of detail that profiles provide...
Single mom by choice... as I scrolled down the list of choices for types of patient on the donor sperm bank website and selected those 4 words, "Single Mom By Choice", I could not help but internally scream BUT IT'S NOT MY CHOICE!
Do you believe in reincarnation? This 10-year-old's story might change your mind on the topic... he is pretty convincing! It started with nightmares of Hollywood at the age of 4 & later Ryan looked at a still from an early Hollywood movie, pointed out some random obscure extra and said, "That’s me. That’s who I was."... Continue Reading →
I love a GREAT French Onion Soup and a couple years found an amazing RECIPE for one! You can only imagine how much I drooled when I saw this recipe for the ultimate French onion soup grilled cheese on Spoon University's website! Here is it: Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 45 minutes Total time: About 50... Continue Reading →
You might have seen Madison's viral video of her singing John Legend's "All Of Me". She is a Toronto teen with down syndrome showing the world that, despite her disease -- a genetic disorder that tends to make one's voice lower and take twice as much energy to produce -- she can sing! Madison reportedly practiced "a lot" before... Continue Reading →
Apparently, the first bite you take out of a gingerbread cookie says A LOT about your personality!! How do you eat your gingerbread? If you start with the: HEAD --> You are like most! This makes you a natural-born leader! LEGS --> You are a sensitive person. LEFT ARM --> You are very creative. RIGHT... Continue Reading →