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Fun with Needles!

Posted Sep 11 2008 5:38pm

For the last four nights, my belly has been our injection site. Tonight we are aiming for the upper thigh–fun!

This round with injectable fertility medications is an infuriating and infantilizing experience. I feel helpless and angry but I am not sure why. I am very emotional and totally zoned out at the same time. Everything interaction seems heightened but I also feel detached from my surroundings.

The routine that Nadia and I have developed around these injections is extremely intimate and intense. We are bonding around needles and fertility medication. If nothing else comes of this, bio-tech has brought Nadia and I closer together.

How ironic!

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