Category Archives: THE FANCY CLINIC

SECOND INSEMINATION AT TFC part 2

“My ovulation kit is positive,” I told Linda on the phone. “Great,” she said, “You can get the insemination tomorrow.” I rolled my eyes to myself. “Ummmm… don’t I get an ultra sound tomorrow and then an injection to help … Continue reading

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THE SECOND TRY AT TFC part 1

My first insemination at The Fancy Clinic didn’t get me pregnant. Dr. X was on my case to do IVF because I was 41. Every time I went in for as test or appointment, I would have to stay on top … 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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INSEMINATION COOKIES

I know it sounds crazy, but I got up at 5am to bake cookies for my first insemination with Dr. X. They were M&M chocolate chip. Our first meeting hadn’t gone so well, so I was trying to make a good … Continue reading

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THE FIRST FANCY CLINIC MIX UP

 I got a call from The Fancy Clinic, where my sperm was residing. “Hi Evie,” the woman on my voicemail said, “When you were here on Saturday and said you left your wallet in the car, you never paid. You still … 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 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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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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