Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

Rose buds and turtle eggs

I'm a little hen fluffing the straw around my little follicle eggs. I've build a nest of the finest feathers, fresh grass and rose petals. These 14 follicles are held tight below my heart. If anyone comes close, I hiss threateningly and bare my animal teeth. My octopus fingers caress the injection bruises on my… Continue reading Rose buds and turtle eggs

Infertility schmertility · Metaphysics and philosophy

Running in the dark

19 July 2017 I really don't want to go for a run. In Winter. At night. In public. I had my first scan for our first round of IUI (artificial insemination) this morning and the Doctor was happy to see multiple little follicles in both ovaries. I was going to be as healthy as I… Continue reading Running in the dark