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Movin' On Up by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I'm finally moving my blog to Wordpress. Hope to see you here. -- Mya Read on »
A Look Back by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility We were enjoying a typical evening that night. We were cooking; we were lounging; I was studying. And then, suddenly, mild chaos broke out. There was banging on doors; ... Read on »
Geniuses Abound by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Her: Hello. Me: Hi. I need to make an appointment to see Dr. S. (She finds out who I am and collects contact information). Her: So, you needed what? To ... Read on »
The Happenings by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I had decided to wait until after the Bar Exam to see a doctor about the lack-of-pregnancy thing, but I felt so depressed when my last period started, I decided that now w ... Read on »
When and Why by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility When Tony and I first started trying to have a child, we debated the wisdom of making it public information. He is a very open person and thought that sharing ... Read on »
Saint Valentine by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Like so many holidays, the origins of Valentine's Day is not entirely clear. The most prevalent theory credits St. Valentine with conducting clandestine wedding cerem ... Read on »
The Starting Point by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Even though we are nearly two months into 2008, 2007 only now seems to be ending. 2007 was a bad year -- it started with news that my little sister, still in college, was ... Read on »
The 24 Steps to Scheduling an HSG by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Last month after I got the referral for the RE, I tried to make the HSG appointment. No luck. The office only does the procedure on Monday mornings (that's 6 slots) and on ... Read on »
A Promise to Myself by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility For better or for worse, I am a researcher; I thrive on information. Even if I don't agree with it, even if I don't relate to it, information gathering helps me to place ... Read on »
Cycle Day 21 Test Results by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Even though it's called a cd 21 test and it is supposed to occur 7 days past ovulation, I was on cycle day 23 and 5 dpo when I had my blood draw. Dr. S. called with the res ... Read on »
Destination: Puerto Rico by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It's official! We're going to Puerto Rico! Tony has been invited to the Univ. of Puerto Rico at Cayey to help direct science workshops for their undergraduates this Ma ... Read on »
The Waiting Game by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I'm feeling a bit low today. Or maybe just a bit impatient. I was hoping that I would get the results from my blood work today, but I think its too late for the doc. to ... Read on »
Could I Be More Out of Shape? by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I'm pretty certain the answer to that question is no. At our consult appointment Dr. S. mentioned that she had seen an increase in infertility and she partially attri ... Read on »
A Fork in the Road by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It feels like we have come to the end of the chapter of trying to conceive as we know it. From here on out, things will be different. I just don't yet know how. On ... Read on »
BarBri, PMBR, or the Other Guys? by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The time has come for me to decide how I am going to prepare for the Bar Exam. I, like all law students, have "choices," none of which are very appealing. But, then again, ... Read on »
Antibiotics, Ibuprofen, and a Driver by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I had my hysterosalpingogram (HSG) today. Well, sort of. I have been anticipating having the HSG for about a month and, I must say, I was more than a little nervous. ... Read on »
The Sneetches Without by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Once upon a time, in the land of Dr. Seuss, there existed a society in which everyone was defined by whether or not they had a star on their belly. Just that easily, the wo ... Read on »
Calm in the Midst of the Storm by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility For the first time in a long time, I did not cry when my period arrived. Yesterday, I watched baby shows for a little while, something I had given up months ago when I real ... Read on »
I'm Fit. I Promise. by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Yesterday, I finally turned in my Character and Fitness Application. At printing it was a fifty page document. And it contained everything there is to know about me. Wher ... Read on »
In Retrospect by Mya Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Not that I wasn't annoyed about the HSG not being successful at the time of the appointment, but with the advantage of time, I am now even more upset. Apparently my ce ... Read on »