Category Archives: DAN

SPLENDID LITTLE VULTURES

I’m a huge fan of Splendid clothing.  They are soft, well made and stylish. I’m a huger fan of Splendid Littles; Splendid clothes for kids. The boys clothes are the cutest ever; lots of stripes. I adore stripes. And as I … Continue reading

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GIVING MY CREDIT CARD FOR IVF

The next day,  after giving myself two more injections, I went to The Fancy Clinic to give the financial lady my credit card. Though they don’t actually charge the card till after the surgery, they need it have it right away. … Continue reading

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WHAT’S NEXT, LINDA?

After the cookie insemination, I wasn’t pregnant. I cried, of course. I was very sad. I had already been dreaming of October birthday parties. But I was even more determined. NO one had told me that I couldn’t get pregnant. … Continue reading

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OUR FIRST AIRPLANE RIDE

When Spenser was 6 months old, we arranged a trip to visit Dan. We were taking our first plane and I was really nervous. Flying alone with a baby seemed daunting, but I was sure that many people did it; … Continue reading

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VISITING DAN

We flew to visit Dan; Spenser’s third trip – 5th plane ride. If we weren’t visiting Dan, I’m sure I wouldn’t be arranging travel yet, but it’s pretty amazing how, though it isn’t easy, travel is doable. On this tip, … Continue reading

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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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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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INSEMINATIONS WITH MY OB

The first time I tried to get pregnant was in August of 2009.  I felt like I was walking in a dream. I had a vague memory that sometimes it takes a while to get pregnant, but I knew I … Continue reading

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THE FIRST DEPOSIT

Before any inseminations could happen, Dan had to make a donation; that’s what they call it, instead of saying: giving sperm, semen or splooge. Dan went to the office at The Fancy Clinic, where they had their own lab on the … Continue reading

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