Friday, May 21, 2010

May ICLW & 6 Month Bloggaversary

Welcome ICLWers!  I can't believe it's been a month since the last ICLW.

For those new to ICLW, it's a week every month dedicated to honoring and encouraging commenting on fellow bloggers' blogs.  Great time to find new blogs and make new friends.

For those visiting for the first time, welcome!

To make a long story short, my husband, Babe and I have been on the TTC journey for about 6 years.  We've gone through IUIs and 2 IVF cycles now, but still no baby.  You can read the history of our journey here.

In March I had just gone through my last IVF.  I did not get a BFN because my I didn't even make it to embryo transfer.  My only 2 embryos that fertilized out of 6, arrested before we could do a transfer.  It was a very difficult time for me because I didn't expect that I would not make the transfer.  If you are interested in reading more about my experience, you can read about my egg retrieval here, fertilization report here, fertilization update here, and embryos update here.

After that, my RE believes that I have low quality egg issue due to age (I'm 36).  She recommended that I do the Karotype test which tests for chromosomal abnormalities.  Thankfully that came back normal.  So now we are getting ready to start our next round of IVF.

On another note....

It's my 6 month Bloggaversary!!  

Yup, it's been that long since I started blogging.  I've said this before, when I started blogging, I had no idea if anyone would even read this.  Now, I have around 90 followers, and lots of new wonderful and supportive friends.  Thank you so much for coming along with me on this crazy journey.

I would love to hear from you if you are visiting for the first time, or if you are a regular (thanks for your support!).  Have a great ICLW and hope you find lots of new and interesting blogs.

p/s Oops!  Just noticed that I put April instead of May ICLW in the title.  It's corrected now.  Sorry bout that!


  1. wow! happy 6 months:)

    blogging is such good therapy and a great way to work through emotions. i've been at this about 8 months. i started about 1 month after my daughter was still born.

    wishing you the very best for your next cycle of ivf.

  2. Happy 6 month blogoversary!!!!! I've found blogging to be very therapeutic and I've met so many amazing people. Long may your blog continue!!!


  3. Happy Blogaversary! I wore the earrings last night and everyone LOVED them!!! Thanks again.

  4. happy 6 months! it's great to keep up with other ppl's IF journeys--at least we can encourage and support one another through all this mess, right?
    wishing baby dust your way~

  5. Happy 6 month anniversary!

    I find blogging so theraputic and when no one else seems to understand you can bet your bottom dollar that somoeone, somewhere in the blogosphere WILL!

    Happy ICLW!!

  6. Happy ICLW!!

    I wish you nothing but the best during your next IVF cycle! I hope this is your lucky one and you see your BFP as the end result!!

  7. Happy Blogversary. I am glad you have a place to vent when you neet to. Blogging can be a sanity saver. I am sorry your last round didn't go as planned. I wish you luck in your future IVF cycle. I hope this next one leads you to your BFP.

    Happy ICLW!(#64)

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