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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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Swimming Towards the Golden Egg by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Okay, so on Wednesday night Nadia and I pulled the trigger releasing, tiny ovidrel bullets into my stomach. Thursday I went in for my first IUI. I learned from ... Read on »
Goodbye, Menopur! by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Goodbye, Menopur! Hello, Ovidrel! I went in today for my ultrasound. It turns out that I have six mature egg follicles. I am happy to write that I am done with menopur ... Read on »
Egg Drama by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Yesterday, I went to the doctor for what I thought would be a routine sonogram and confirmation. I was expecting my doctor, Dr. Feelgood, to confirm what he had already t ... Read on »
Third Time is the Charm by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Tomorrow I go in for the first of two IUIs. Apparently, I have 3 eggs in play. Who knows? Maybe one will stick this time. Besides, I have always loved the ... Read on »
The Official Tougher than Tina Cycle by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So I am officially naming this cycle The Tougher than Tina Cycle. I know that Cali says that I don’t have to be tough for the IVP (and I love you for that, Cali!), ... Read on »
Still Tougher than Tina??? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am feeling very emotional right now. I think it must be the fact that last week I started another second injectable cycle almost immediately after finding out that t ... Read on »
Tina’s Poodle Skirt by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This image greeted me when I got home last night. Nadia bought me this card to remind me that I was tougher than Tina. I don’t think I am. Yesterday was a very r ... Read on »
Square 1 by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility CD1 So I am back to square 1. The injectables didn’t work. I will start with another round of injectables in a few days. I feel very drained and extremely disappo ... Read on »
Looking Good, Looking Pale by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Today I had lunch with an old friend who hadn’t seen me in a while. When she saw, me she immediately said, “Hey, you look pale, are you alright?” My eyes started to shi ... Read on »
Extreme Fatigue by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility 6dpo I am experiencing extreme fatigue. And I do mean extreme. No matter how much sleep I get I can’t get enough rest… but it could just be the menopur. Tick tock. ... Read on »
Twinges, Pangs, and Lavender? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Today is 5dpo and I really don’t have anything remarkable to report. I don’t feel anything. Oneofhismoms says that she felt pain during days 6, 7 and 8 of the injectible c ... Read on »
Olympic Swimmers by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I just got off my phone with my dear friend, Dr. Prescience, who told me she dreamt that my boys were olympic swimmers. Today was the first of two IUIs. The count was ... Read on »
My Favorite Pastime During the TWW by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This is what i want to do all day and when I am not doing it, I am thinking about doing it. What does it all mean? During the TWW, I overanalyze everything and I’m ti ... Read on »
Catching the A-Train by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Wow! This is my first attempt at a blog!I desparately need this space to chronicle my journey. My partner and I are going to start a family and we are excited, scared, and ... Read on »
Livin Large by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Wow, I am actually excited but very scared because Nadia and I are going to go to our first biological lesbian mom support group this week. I am nervous for the obvious re ... Read on »
Gangsta by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am very disappointed in my extended family right now. As background, my family is from the Caribbean, and we are disbursed all over the Diaspora, including, the U ... Read on »
My Baby Daddy?!? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Who will be my baby Daddy? Have you ever poured over a sperm donor catalogue? This weekend my partner, Nadia, had our first taste. ” Donor #345 has a cleft chin.” “D ... Read on »
Bling, Bling by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Trying to get pregnant is expensive. I just ordered two vials of IUI sperm and it put me back $800.00 what? I don’t really know how I am going to pay for all of this sh*t! ... Read on »
The Beginning of the Marathon? by Eva .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am extremely tired right now. I am completely exhausted it is crazy. I slept from 9:30pm to 7pm (9.5 hours) and I could sleep for another 12 hours. I was hurt when Na ... Read on »