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Turning my storm into someone else's rainbow
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We had a bit of a scare on Saturday. Warning: Graphic post ahead S is for scary. . . . Since our last failed transfer (in May) I have only had one full menstrual cycle....in June. Before IVF, my cycle was like clockwork, every 29 days. I have been having spotting on and off for about the last month. Saturday afternoon I began experiencing abdominal pain, but only on the left side. It was stronger than normal cramps, and reminded me a bit of the ovarian cysts I have had rupture in the past, but not as bad. I had some...

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Today I would like to talk to you about the F word. No, not that one.   I'm sure you've heard that one enough for today. This F word is different. This F word is personal. It's raw. It's real. It's painful. It's not talked about enough. Or, when it is talked about, it's dirty. No, it's still not *that* F word. Today I want to talk to you about FERTILITY, or rather about those who struggle with fertility. An even dirtier word. INfertility. There. I said it. Infertility. "Not getting pregnant despite having carefully timed, unprotected sex for one year."...

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