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Ms. Perky Patient Expert

Silver Spring, Maryland
I am a mom to a vroombunctious ADHD foster son, and toddler triplets, and have struggled with infertility for six years - from primary infertility to parenting after infertility to trying to conceive while parenting. After having conceived higher order multiples (HOMs) through infertility... Full Bio
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Protected: Easier, Not Happier by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This post is password protected. You must visit the website and enter the password to continue reading. Read on »
Appointment at JHU by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The appointment with Dr. S at JHU was definitely worth the wait.  She had a lot of good thoughts for moving forward: - First, she said not to lose hope that the gastro ... Read on »
WTF Universe??? by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I do my best to (almost) never curse in my blog.  Not because I don’t have a mouth like a sailor, but because there’s something so permanent about it.  But seriously, WTF? ... Read on »
My Life, In Bullets by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting There are so many days where I have things to blog about, and yet there’s no time.  Ever.  When I finally have the time, I’m exhausted.  Who am I kidding?  I’m exhausted e ... Read on »
8th Anniversary by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Today is our 8th anniversary. So far, today I have had a three hour dental appointment, a two hour hospital visit, during which I had an endoscopic procedure to inject ... Read on »
Protected: Mommy Moments by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting This post is password protected. You must visit the website and enter the password to continue reading. Read on »
The Definition of Insanity by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Albert Einstein once said, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”.  This is the definition that I’ve been ... Read on »
New Home by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Since I've moved my main blog, as many of you know, I'm also moving this blog to WordPress. the main advantage is that I can password protect individual posts on a case- ... Read on »
New Home by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Since I've moved my main blog, as many of you know, I'm also moving this blog to WordPress. the main advantage is that I can password protect individual posts on a case-by-ca ... Read on »
The Bright Side by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A comment today on this post reminded me that there's a bright side to being at the last resort after all. I mean, the last resort is Ganirelix. Which means? No Lupron. A ... Read on »
The Bright Side by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A comment today on this post reminded me that there's a bright side to being at the last resort after all. I mean, the last resort is Ganirelix. Which means? No Lupron. ... Read on »
Patience, Grasshopper by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I took Provera over a week and a half ago for five days and... nothing. Well, nothing except some really visciously bad PMDD-like symptoms. And now I wait. At the end o ... Read on »
Patience, Grasshopper by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I took Provera over a week and a half ago for five days and... nothing. Well, nothing except some really visciously bad PMDD-like symptoms. And now I wait. At t ... Read on »
Thanks for the Reminder by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility On Friday, I received two pieces of mail from Ye Olde Fertility Clinic. The first was a statement detailing my deposit due for IVF#3 (they call it IVF#4, interestingly). I h ... Read on »
Thanks for the Reminder by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility On Friday, I received two pieces of mail from Ye Olde Fertility Clinic. The first was a statement detailing my deposit due for IVF#3 (they call it IVF#4, interestingly). ... Read on »
Last Resort by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I would like to say that I met with SuperDoc today and he said, "Well, it's obvious that the problem is X, and therefore, we simply have to do Y, and voila! You will be cure ... Read on »
Plan by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I had my consult with SuperDoc today; I will write about it more later, but just wanted to say that it happened, I survived, neither of us is super-optimistic, but we have a p ... Read on »
Plan by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I had my consult with SuperDoc today; I will write about it more later, but just wanted to say that it happened, I survived, neither of us is super-optimistic, but we hav ... Read on »
Last Resort by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I would like to say that I met with SuperDoc today and he said, "Well, it's obvious that the problem is X, and therefore, we simply have to do Y, and voila! You will be c ... Read on »
Putting Other People At Ease by Ms. Perky Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility You may remember my last post in which I wrote about telling my new-found therapist that my next IVF would likely be my last - and quickly following that up with "and I'm ... Read on »