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Eva .. Patient Expert

New York, New York
I'm a woman who fell in love with a woman about eight years ago. I?m a feminist who never believed in tradition. I'm a child of Carribean immigrants who never believed in the American Dream. I'm also a daughter who never wanted to be a mother. I write about craving everything you never... Full Bio
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3 More Days to Go! by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Nadia and I arrived at the drs at 6:45am today to get in line. I was number two. After a blood test and ultrasound, my dr told me that I need to inject for only three more ... Read on »
50-50 by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility As planned, Nadia and I went to the doctor last Friday. I’m still trying to process it and figure out what it all means. But anyhoo, he said that the fact that I made 18 ... Read on »
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to…. by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Okay, how many times has this happened to you? I was minding my own business last night when I overheard a message from Nadia’s sister, who is a few months older ... Read on »
A Little Mystery Goes A Long Way by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Okay, so I went to my acupuncturist today and I told her about my doctor visit. And I got to say, I felt good when she was less than impressed by the doctor formerly know ... Read on »
A Message from Our Sponsors by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Okay, Nadia and I are about to go to the Drs so that I can get an ultrasound and blood test. This is the begining of the injectible medication cycle. I have to recieve inj ... Read on »
A Thin Line Between Love and Hate by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I don’t understand myself. So we went to the RE today and I guess he gave me some good news. He said that I could start next month. The back drop to this is, of cour ... Read on »
A Thousand Kisses, Birth Day, and More! by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I feel off the wagon pretty hard last week, it was completely by accident (I just unexpectedly wasn’t near a computer post-turkey day) but I have to admit once I got over ... Read on »
A Welcome View by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Welcome to The Egg Drop Post, where I write about life with my wife, Nadia, and the joys of motherhood.  After three years of trying to get pregnant, three mo ... Read on »
A Wrinkle in Time by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So I am traveling for work and I am registered to attend a huge conference and, frankly, I don’t want to do anything. I just want to park myself in my room and look at my ... Read on »
Adoption Book Club by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Okay, so today is the big day. Today, is the launch of the Ultimate Adoption Book Club. This time around, we read The Blind Side, by Michael Lewis. Here are t ... Read on »
Advice Needed: How to prepare for a newborn? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Okay, so we have a bit of a situation… I got a call this morning regarding a birth mom, who gave birth to a baby boy last night. I will write more details in a passwor ... Read on »
Ambivalence by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Well, I’m not sure where to begin. Nadia and I are considering  our adoption options… Nadia and I had a meeting with a lawyer last Wednesday and she was absolutely fabulo ... Read on »
An Awkward Post About Parental Leave by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Writing about my parental leave situation is  tricky because I don’t want to seem ungrateful, especially in light of the fact that I start a  four month parental le ... Read on »
An Awkward, Teachable Moment? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This week’s column is a little different than the others. I”m not sure if this a teacable moment or just an awkward moment but here goes…   I was having lunch with thr ... Read on »
An Ethics Q by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Is it unethical to embark on a job search while trying to get pregnant? I met with a job coach /advisor for a free consultation last week and told her my sordid tale abou ... Read on »
An Ethics Q by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Is it unethical to embark on a job search while trying to get pregnant? I met with a job coach /advisor for a free consultation last week and told her my sord ... Read on »
Another Round of ‘Wait and See’ by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Okay, so tomorrow, I start on the treadmill again. I am going to the Dr to have an ultrasound and then he will tell me when to return for the two inseminations. I am a bit ... Read on »
Any Suggestions? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Now that am counting down the days to my convalescence. I thought I would ask for reading recommendations. I love all kinds of books, so I am totally open, but I have been ... Read on »
Are We There Yet? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Can I test yet? Anyone who knows me knows that I am an extremely patient person, but the TWW can try anyone’s patience. Can I test yet? I tested early once and ... Read on »
As Legend Would Have It by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I used to collect dolls when I was a child so for those who know me, it will come as no surprise that I’ve added some fertility dolls to my collection. Technically, o ... Read on »