What IVF Is Really Like: A Day in the Life

Women dealing with infertility always say that it feels like nobody around us really understands what we go through on a daily basis. So, I’ve documented my day (and possibly yours, too) here. Feel free to share it or, even better, print it out and wave it in the faces of family, friends, coworkers, neighbors, random passersby, and any other members of the clueless masses in your life. 7:00 a.m.: Get up, go into the bathroom, pee on a pregnancy test stick, take a shower, brush my teeth, get dressed. Yes, I’ve started making pregnancy tests a regular part of my morning routine. Call it a habit. (“Obsession” and “addiction” sound a little negative.) I wouldn’t be surprised if I find out … Continue reading What IVF Is Really Like: A Day in the Life