Monthly Archives: July 2012

MEETING THE CHRISTMAS SWEATER LADY

I went to The Fancy Clinic for my HSG test which was to test the uterine lining to make sure there are no polyps or anything to prevent pregnancy. It’s a hysterosalpingogram (HSG) is an X-ray test that looks at the inside of the uterus and fallopian … Continue reading

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BABY DADDY?

I will NOT be using the term BABY DADDY when I refer to Dan.  I will just call him Dan. Most people use BABY DADDY term incorrectly these days and it really bugs me. No, it drives me f’ing crazy. … Continue reading

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THE BABY’S DADDY

One of the great and unique things about my choice to be a single mom is that my baby’s father is my best friend. We met over 20 years ago and we’ve been a part of each other’s families, celebrated … Continue reading

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THE FANCY CLINIC; LAWYERS

After my meeting with Abby, I went home and collapsed on my bed. I watched some trashy TV and I tried not to think about how Abby never really gave me answers to my questions. I pushed away the doubt … Continue reading

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THE FANCY CLINIC 3RD PARTY DONOR MEETING

After I told Dr. X that my best friend Dan was going to be my sperm donor, he directed me to the 3rd Party Donor consultant, Abby. “Come on in,” Abby said.  She was a very tiny woman with a … Continue reading

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FIRST TEST AT THE FANCY CLINIC

I went back to The Fancy Clinic to take a bunch of tests. Besides blood tests, I was scheduled for two big tests that pretty much checked to make sure my fallopian tubes were open and that my uterus didn’t … Continue reading

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KIDS

I love kids. I always have- even when I was a kid, I guess. My first job, in college was working at a kids’ birthday party company. After that, I babysat, nannied, taught drama and creative arts classes and also … Continue reading

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BILL…. A DATING STORY

As I drove to meet Bill, I thought, “What could go wrong this time?  Bill seemed so nice and cute on line. What could possibly go…”  Sputter sputter silence.  My car died in the middle of the street, a few … Continue reading

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THE FANCY CLINIC

I started doing inseminations at my OB’s office when I turned 41. After a few unsuccessful IUIs (Intrauterine Insemination,) my OB suggested I go to a fertility clinic to make sure there were no issues. I made an appointment at … Continue reading

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MY RELATIONSHIP WITH TRADER JOE’S

When I was in my 20’s, I found it annoying how many guys I dated acted like they were great cooks because they shopped at Trader Joe’s. “I make these amazing pesto chicken sausages,” one of my boyfriends used to … Continue reading

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