Not only did the infertility drugs make me crazy the whole situation made me so depressed. There are so many emotions tied up in whether or not you can procreate. No one ever tells you when you are a little girl, that when you are dreaming of that family and white picket fence that it may not be as easy as just wanting it. That it will take a lot of work to get there.
I’m going slightly off topic but stay with me, I’m going to bring it back full circle. So I was listening to a podcast today – I listen to a lot of podcasts but this one hit me hard. The topic was on getting healthy for the sake of loving your body not reaching […]
When I felt like the doctors I was working with were not open minded I asked around and researched as much as I could. I eventually found a clinic that was willing to try some atypical things. It wasn’t the big NYC clinics that I found multiple successes at it was the smaller, almost unheard of clinic in southern NJ. I was lucky enough to find multiple doctors at this clinic who actually listened to me and were willing to try and think out of the box.
One of the things I get asked a lot, which was also a concern of mine, was gaining weight from the infertility meds. Now you know I’m always straight with you and to answer your question yes, you will gain some weight BUT it is mostly water weight. WHAT???? Stay calm and listen…. […]