Category Archives: Conception

How I Got My BFP (aka big fat positive)

My TTC affirmation must have worked. Turns out, I’m a fertile Myrtle! Continue reading

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TTC Affirmation: Fertility is in My Favor

As I near the end of my two week wait, I’m beginning to realize how swept up I’ve become by the fear and anxiety surrounding pregnancy and birth. Continue reading

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30 Signs and Symptoms of Early Pregnancy from the Thick of the Two Week Wait

One week down, one more to go until the end of my first real two week wait. As every decently obsessive woman has, I’ve been through my fair share of pregnancy scares and fantasies. So, my second TTC (trying to … Continue reading

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This is Your Brain in the Two Week Wait

This post is written for the educational benefit of male partners who have no clue (ahem—my husband) and for the many women in need of comic relief during the two weeks leading up to finding out if they are pregnant … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex

In my last post I said that my husband and I are still going at it, aka rolling in the hay, doing the baby dance…you get it. But today I must retract that statement. Continue reading

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Preconception-Conception Limbo Land – Part 2

Ladies (and gentlemen if you’re out there), I’ve crossed the great divide from preconception land into conception land. We’re officially trying to get pregnant. Continue reading

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Preconception-Conception Limbo Land – Part 1

My desire to have a baby is turning me into a monster. I’m on a European cruise, and all I can think about is fertile cervical fluid and my husband’s nonchalant attitude about getting around to having sex. Continue reading

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