Category Archives: lesbians

Two Week Wait Number 22

This is our twenty second¬†two week¬†wait since we started trying to conceive back in 2012. I am three days post ovulation currently, as shown by a lovely temp rise over the past three days. I’m hoping it stays up nice … Continue reading

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National Fertility Awareness Week 2014 – Our Story

This week is National Fertility Awareness Week. As someone who has dealt with infertility (as many have), I think it is so important that people think about and understand infertility a little bit. Understand how upsetting it can be. Stop … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Anxiety, babies, baby, bfn, bfp, child, couple, cycle days, depression, difficulty, doctor, Dogs, Donations, donor, donor sperm, dr, fail, family, fear, fertility, fertility friend, gay, healthy, infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, let down, lgbt, London, loss, Miscarriage, missed cycles, mothers, mum, mummies, mummy, natural insemination, opk, ovaries, parenting, parents, partner, PCOS, periods, pregnancy, pregnant, relationship, Scan, sperm, Sperm donor, Squishy, stress, Superhero Donor, support, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, ttc, two week wait, women | Tagged , | 4 Comments

The Ten Commandments of Trying To Conceive (For Lesbians)

1) Thou Shalt Learn To Like Sperm (ok… tolerate… maybe not like) As lesbians we have nothing sexually to do with the opposite sex, so it’s a little odd when you come to considering having a child – you need … Continue reading

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Why the Judgement?

I figured I would write a blog about something that is really beginning to get to me at the moment – Judgement. How people feel the need to judge others at every opportunity. I know I’m kind of preaching to … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, homophobia, lesbians, London | Tagged | 5 Comments

Just As We Were About To Give Up…

Isn’t it always the way? On Friday I was just about ready to give up opk’ing for the month. I had a good root around in the house and managed to find a grand total of eight OPKs. I figured … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter

Today is two whole weeks since Squishy left us. In some ways it feels like five minutes. In other ways it seems like an absolute life time. It’s been two weeks of to and fro and up and down. Two … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, baby, bfn, bfp, child, conceive, difficulty, donor, donor sperm, fertility, infertility, insemination, lesbian, lesbians, London, loss, Miscarriage, opk, Sperm donor, Squishy, Superhero Donor, trying to conceive | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

6+5 – Sweet Child of Mine

Six weeks and five days pregnant today. It seems like only five minutes ago we got our positive test, when in reality it was over two weeks ago! Today I found some Clearblue Digis and decided to pee on one … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, baby, bfp, bump, clearblue fertility, family, gay, lesbian, lesbians, lgbt, London, mummies, nausea, positive, positive test, pregnancy, pregnant, Scan, Squishy, symptom, symptom spotting, symptoms, tiredness, Ultrasound | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Six Weeks!

Today Squishy is six weeks old! According to Babycenter, this is what is happening this week…

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Pee on All Of The Things!!!

Needless to say I’ve been having me a little peestick party. Here is the first response from yesterday and today.

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We Have Liftoff! – Part Two!

This morning I was awoken to Amy shouting “it’s Today! It’s Today!” From the bathroom. It is cycle day 31 for her and no positive opk up to now, but I went into the bathroom to be greeted by this … Continue reading

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