(Wo)Man Overboard…!

So after writing my super excited post this week, I have come home from the adoption training feeling overwhelmed and scared!  I am sure it is normal but I am really questioning whether we can do this. Its hard! We met some lovely people on the course and we joked that these training sessions are…

New Beginnings

Happy New Year! It has been with excitement and anticipation that I looked into this new year, a year full of possibilities and changes.  This time last year I was attending blood test after blood test to try to see if I was ovulating (many of the tests were inconclusive – the story of my…

Baby Steps to Adoption

Hi After a lot of soul searching we have decided that we want to try to adopt. This is not a decision we have reached lightly but feel it is the right thing for us.  We believe that we can provide a loving stable home to a child who is not able to live with…

This time last year…

It has been over a year since we first saw our fertility consultant.  I can’t believe that in the space of 12 months we went from worrying that we may have something ‘wrong’ with us, to now…. where there is nothing wrong.. except that we can’t conceive! I remember the first time sitting in the…

My first post …

It has taken me quite a while to actually sit down and type this. For months the idea of sharing my story has been drifting through my mind, but the fear of putting myself out there prevented me – you hear these horror stories of trolls etc.  But today I just feel like I have…

The blurb…

Hi Welcome to my blog.. When I was 18 (21 years ago) I was diagnosed with Poly-Cystic Ovaries, so lived my whole adult life knowing that I may have problems conceiving. However after 3 years of trying to conceive, I was told that I do not have Poly-Cystic Ovaries… but I also don’t have any…