IVF Traveler note: This is a guest post about something that I thought was interesting – I am not in any way compensated for this post, nor is this an endorsement. I always suggest talking to your doctor before using … Continue reading

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Two recent articles caught my attention. They highlight the increasing trend of English speaking patients going to the Czech Republic for medical tourism (including fertility tourism).  They cite that availability, low cost and high quality care are the primary factors driving patients there. First, in February, the … Continue reading

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UPDATED 2-19-14 The 2012 IVF and donor egg IVF success rates for US clinics were published by SART this week.  What made the national news is that 2012 had the largest number of total IVF cycles and total babies born … Continue reading

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I was invited to be a guest on the Creating A Family radio show titled “Practical Considerations When Going Abroad for Treatment“. I was interviewed by Dawn Davenport along with Kathryn Kaycoff-Manos (a surrogacy expert and founder of Global IVF).  … Continue reading

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A new study out of the UK is once again touting the advantages of the endometrial scratching prior to IVF.   This is not a new concept, I wrote about it here and here and the scientists in Nottingham are reporting that … Continue reading

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There have been a few interesting stories in the news of late related to fertility treatments.  Here’s my wrap up.    For more frequently updated information – follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IVFTraveler NGS – Next Generation Sequencing A baby has been born using a … Continue reading

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I was recently invited to write an article exploring all of the various options available for frozen embryo donation or embryo adoption.   It was published today on PVED – Parents Via Egg Donation! If you’re exploring options for donated embryos, … Continue reading

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For my clients who want a little extra luxury during their stay for IVF treatment in Brno, Czech Republic, I can highly recommend one of the city’s newer hotel properties – the Barcelo Brno Palace.  Lately, with my agency discount, … Continue reading

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Just in case you didn’t get enough technical details in my last post about PGD, PGS, CCS, and preimplantation genetic testing, I wanted to highlight this very technical and in depth article from the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics.   It talks … Continue reading

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I found this recent article from the UK that talks about a series of public events held in London addressing the perceptions of donor conceived individuals.  In this case, they were primarily talking with and about adult children conceived with donor … Continue reading

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The Embryoscope Time Lapse Video monitoring that I talked about here made the US NBC Evening News!   Here’s a link to the NBC News report which provides very interesting video showing how Embryoscope works and what doctors see as its primary benefits: http://www.nbcnews.com/video/nightly-news/50997885/#50997885 Although the medical reporter … Continue reading

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The lastest publishing of the US SART IVF clinic success rates for 2011 has led to some interesting discussions about how to best use the SART or CDC data.  It also identified a few scenarios where the data simply isn’t … Continue reading

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As a follow up to my post earlier this week about the 2011 donor egg cycle statistics, I wanted to also report on some interesting notes in the non-donor (or own egg) IVF Statistics. It is a bit more cumbersome … Continue reading

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Wow, the medical community loves its acronyms.  PGD, PGS, FISH, CCS – I often get asked to explain the differences and options for genetic testing of embryos prior to transfer.  So, in sort-of layman terms, here’s my explanation. The terms PGD … Continue reading

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The 2011 IVF and donor egg IVF success rates were published by SART, and we see some interesting changes in the top clinic statistics. The United States national average live birth rates for a fresh donor egg cycle is 54.9% … Continue reading

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Now that the ASRM has lifted the “Experimental” label on egg freezing (also known as oocyte preservation, fertility preservation, or egg banking), more attention is being focused on options available for egg freezing, and educating the public about treatment options and identifying when … Continue reading

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I am honored and excited to have been selected to join the Advisory Board of the nonprofit Parents Via Egg Donation as their IVF Abroad Advisor.  It is truly a distinguished group of colleagues on this board and I am … Continue reading

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I am often asked about the differences of using frozen donor eggs (unfertilized donor eggs from an egg bank) vs. doing a fresh donor egg cycle.   Here are a few things to consider: The benefits to frozen donor eggs (not … Continue reading

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I am honored and so very grateful to the families who have allowed me the opportunity and privilege of assisting them in their family building journeys in 2012.  The new baby pictures from my clients still give me chills and make my heart swell with … Continue reading

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One of my first clinic visits on this trip to the Czech Republic was to the well respected clinic Gennet.  Several years ago I had visited their original ART center (it is a full women’s center), but just last year they … Continue reading

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Over the next few days, I will be traveling throughout Czech visiting the most popular IVF clinics and hearing all about their latest advances and technologies on the horizon. We’ll be talking about own egg IVF treatments, ICSI, PICSI, IMSI (for any … Continue reading

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So often in my work, I encounter women who have truly been through infertility hell – with so many heartbreaking losses on their path to parenthood. We often talk about grief and those losses along the way – the loss of the … Continue reading

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Recently, some new rules went into effect, making it much harder for Czech IVF reproductive clinics to accept shipments of frozen sperm (from a partner or a donor) if the sperm originates in a non-European Union country. The result of these new … Continue reading

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I truly feel fortunate that I am able to do a job that I absolutely love.  What an amazing job it is, in that I get to play a role in helping clients expand their families! This week, a wonderful client … Continue reading

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Dawn over at Creating A Family shared a great blog post today titled The College Essay. In it, a mother shares the story of how her college aged daughter views the fact that she was conceived with the help of a donor.   Great … Continue reading

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A study that appeared in the May 2012 New England Journal of Medicine explored the risk of birth defects when using reproductive technology. That story had the media and infertility circles buzzing, and lots of my clients asking questions.  Is IVF safe? Is … Continue reading

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Most of the IVF clinics abroad that my patients go to for treatment are doing 5 day transfers for the majority of IVF or donor IVF cycles.  There is the occasional clinic that will suggest a 3 day transfer routinely, but most … Continue reading

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In this prior post, I talked about the differences in embryo donation programs in the US and abroad.  According to many people in the US who are waiting for donor embryos, it can take over a year of searching clinics to … Continue reading

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An interesting question was posed recently suggesting that virtually all overseas egg donors are being exploited if their home country had limits on egg donor compensation. Unlike the United States, where donors can set their own compensation (although many clinics and … Continue reading

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Couples from Ireland considering cross-border surrogacy have long been left in legal limbo when trying to secure citizenship for children born to surrogates outside of Ireland. This has caused many children to be left in legal limbo, creating heartache and … Continue reading

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I often get asked why people choose to go to the Czech Republic for IVF, donor egg IVF, and donor embryo treatments.   My friends Kathryn Kaycoff-Manos, MA and Lauri Berger de Brito over at Global IVF have recently been traveling in Europe speaking at a conference on … Continue reading

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Recently, I have been in communication with a clinic in the Czech Republic that is using Embryo Monitoring in their IVF practice both for non-donor egg IVF and for donor egg IVF treatments.  They have reported that they are seeing about … Continue reading

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The American Journal of Perinatology Feb 2012 issue includes a study by Columbia University Medical Center indicating that older women who are pregnant with donor eggs are not at a higher risk of obstetrical complications than their younger counterparts who were … Continue reading

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The SART 2010 US IVF clinic statistics have been released.    As I talked about in this post, just statistics alone are not the only thing to consider, but it does give us just one more piece of data to throw … Continue reading

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Today, Pfizer issued a recall for certain lots of birth control pills.  It affects Lo/Ovral and generic Norgestrel 0.3 mg/Ethinyl Estradiol 0.03 mg tablets.   The full list of affected medications and lots can be found here: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm289770.htm You may wonder … Continue reading

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I was fascinated by an article on the front page of today’s Wall Street Journal featuring our friends over at Global IVF and Agency for Surrogacy Solutions.   Today marks the Chinese New Year, the year of the Dragon.  Apparently it is very lucky if … Continue reading

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Recently I’ve been asked on several occasions about how the frozen donor embryo programs abroad compare to what is available in the US.  So, I thought I would share a bit more about the similarities and differences. Generally speaking, the embryo … Continue reading

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A recent Spanish study showed a 7% increase in birth rates when two embryos were transferred together.  When only one embryo was implanted, the survival to birth rate was 76%, vs 83% for a twin pregnancy. The study, published in the January … Continue reading

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Statistics….in fertility, everyone seems to love to talk about statistics.  And when it comes to IVF and donor egg IVF treatments, often it is one of the factors most relied on when selecting a doctor or clinic.  And for a good … Continue reading

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What a difference a year makes! As I reflect over the past year, on Jan 1, 2011 I had no idea how my life would change in just one year! I am grateful for the opportunities and joy that came … Continue reading

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It’s the holiday season, and songs and proclamations of joy are all around us. It’s been a pretty joyful week here at my office too – and not just for the holiday festivities.   In just one short week, my email … Continue reading

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It is official, we’ve moved the blog to new digs.   Please add our new feed to your reader, or whatever you are using to follow blogs.  There is also a link in the right column to make it easy to … Continue reading

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A new non-invasive test for detecting Down syndrome was announced recently and reported in this NY Times article.  This new test by Sequenom tests for Down syndrome by testing a sample of the mother’s blood rather than the more invasive tests of amniocentesis … Continue reading

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Fertility Success Rates recently published their list of the top US clinics for Live Birth rates with Fresh Donor Eggs.  They are reporting that this data is based on the 2009 Society For Assisted Reproductive Technology (aka SART) IVF Success Rates data (note: … Continue reading

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Biological clocks – they aren’t just for women anymore.  A recent article referencing a male factor infertility study showed that there is a decline in male fertility after age 41, and it points to an even sharper decline after age 45.  … Continue reading

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RESOLVE has started a petition directed to the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius who is tasked with determining the Essential Benefits to be included in each state’s health insurance exchange effective January, 2014. RESOLVE’s goal is to … Continue reading

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A recent New York Times article posed the question “Do You Suffer From Decision Fatigue“?  It went on to describe how making decision after decision can wear people down, sometimes resulting in poor choices or a different choice than may … Continue reading

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Although it sounds counter-intuitive, in the past few years, several studies have shown a marked increase in IVF implantation/success when patients have undergone an endometrial biopsy (also known as LEI – luteal phase endometerial injury) prior to IVF treatment. In the initial Israeli … Continue reading

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Sometimes when the first plan for family building isn’t working out, plan B can be perceived by some a bit like a “consolation prize” or a less optimal choice.  Recently I was thinking about how so many of us in infertility land go through the pain … Continue reading

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Today’s post is just a short request. A blogger friend, Amy Rauch Neilson, is a writer, a mom, and is currently undergoing chemo to fight a recurrence of breast cancer. She needs our help – and it won’t cost you … Continue reading

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I recently read this really terrific blog post about if and when to POAS (pee on a stick – or take a home pregnancy test)  after an IVF treatment.  The author, Lisa Rouff, Ph.D., is a psychologist specializing in infertility and adoption.   You … Continue reading

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Recent news of Elton John’s surrogate baby, Nicole Kidman’s “gestational carrier”, and Kelly Preston’s introduction of her new baby seems to have the media and bloggers alike all a-flutter about the current state of fertility options and infertility treatments.  What I’d … Continue reading

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The path of infertility is so often filled with disappointments and sadness, that it is easy to misplace the hope you had when starting on this path.  And the more treatments that don’t result in a positive outcome, the harder … Continue reading

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The blogosphere is all abuzz about a recent NY Times article by Melanie Thernstrom, a woman who used egg donation and surrogacy to have her two children “twiblings”.  She very openly discusses their journey to parenthood and their choices for building their … Continue reading

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In the past year several countries have made pretty significant changes to their legislation related to third party reproduction – particularly IVF with donor eggs or surrogacy.  Some have been progressive, and sadly, some made access to treatment more difficult … Continue reading

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As I sat in my doctor’s office I was reading an article today and came across a new word that struck me. Saudade.  It is a Portuguese word that supposedly means longing, incompleteness and desire – all in one.  In the … Continue reading

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Oprah and the mainstream media seem too often to focus on the horror stories of surrogacy abroad.  That is not what this post is about.  Doing IVF Abroad in combination with using a local surrogate (local to where you live) can … Continue reading

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I recently discovered this wonderful book for toddlers and children conceived through IVF with donor eggs. It provides a great basis for parents to begin a natural conversation about “their birth story” with their children.  The author, Kim Noble, very delicately handles this topic and focuses on … Continue reading

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Well now, that’s a mouthful.  It’s no wonder the medical community comes up with all of these acronyms.  PDG – so much easier to say.   This is also sometimes referred to as PGS – pre-implantation genetic screening.  So, we continue … Continue reading

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I’ve participated in some rather interesting discussions recently of what prospective parents (especially those using assisted reproductive services such as IVF or donor egg IVF) might want to consider for genetic screening prior to conceiving.   It turns out, there really aren’t any … Continue reading

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Over many years and many cycles, I started compiling a list of things to help maintain sanity while enduring the excruciatingly long 2ww (2 week wait – the wait from when you have an IVF transfer until when you can … Continue reading

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After talking with lots of women experiencing infertility or pregnancy losses, and going through the journey myself, I have become convinced, that once we finally are pregnant, many previously infertile women often experience a sort of infertility post traumatic stress disorder.  I do not … Continue reading

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When planning your travel, I like to recommend that you plan for the worst and hope for the best.  More often than not, things go exactly as planned and all is well.  But in the unfortunate case that you do … Continue reading

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The recent volcano and resulting travel nightmares emphasizes the importance of having contingency plans – particularly when traveling for medical treatments.   Those safeguards and contingency plans will help make things easier if you are stranded by a volcano, hurricane or some … Continue reading

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Whether you are traveling across your state or across the world for IVF, it is likely you will be flying with medications.  And that can prove to be challenging – but nothing you can’t handle, as long as you plan … Continue reading

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So many doctors have differing opinions about which type of progesterone is best for your IVF cycle.  Each doctor seems to have their favorites or the ones they use for their practice.  But have you ever asked your doctor why … Continue reading

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After someone decides to do donor egg IVF, one of the very first decisions to make is anonymous donor, known donor, or something in between (sometimes called semi-known).    This one question will help determine which clinics you can use and what … Continue reading

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Yesterday I talked about how loathe I am to have government legislation involved in my fertility decisions.  I promised today I would finish that train of thought with “how old is too old” for IVF.    So, what about age limits on fertility … Continue reading

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The recent news of the milestone birthday of the Octuplets, and the story of a 59 year old British women electing to do IVF seems to have the online world all a-buzz  about fertility regulation.  And so many people are coming … Continue reading

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Well, I’m back after a long radio silence.  Do you ever just need some time to process and re-group?  Well, that’s my excuse.  So, I’m back, but this time, I’ve decided to take a slightly new approach to this blog.   … Continue reading

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I sometimes question my long-held belief that if things are meant to be, they will happen.  Certainly, there is nothing like a failed IVF cycle to make you question that belief.  But yet, I remain convinced that I will have … Continue reading

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The two week wait is full of hope and fear.  And though there is really nothing one can do to impact the outcome of the impending pregnancy test, the question nags: shall I test early, or not?  In one camp, … Continue reading

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Wow, there is nothing like sleeping in your own bed after being away from home.   I can’t decide if the trip to Europe feels longer, or the one back – I’m pretty sure it is the one coming back though.  … Continue reading

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I awoke this morning slightly nervous about our transfer, but excited by our prospects for success. After all, as of the last time the clinic checked on them, we had 6 great looking embryos from a proven donor and the doctor had … Continue reading

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I went to the local Czech acupuncturist today – the same one I saw last time I was here.  She’s a bit of  a trip.  She is not exactly the soothing, supportive type; she’s more the shake her head negatively … Continue reading

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I made the journey from Prague to Brno yesterday.  I was a bit sad to leave Prague, it is such a gorgeous city!  That architecture and skyline is just amazing.  It was only a 2 1/2 hour bus or train … Continue reading

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I have no idea how I waited this long for my embryo update without going crazy.  I guess keeping busy is a good thing.   I had missed the Thursday update, the Friday update, and then I missed the window of … Continue reading

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Arrived in Prague  – the weather is almost perfect – 80s during the day, 60s at night.  Occasional clouds in the sky.  The trick for me to European travel is to stay awake until bedtime in the city where I … Continue reading

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Although I’m no Bo Derek, I always wanted to be a perfect 10.  But today, I was never so happy to hear I was an 8.   My lining that is-8mm.   Now, for a little background.  Last cycle, my lining was only … Continue reading

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About 7 days from right now I should be landing in Prague.  Wow, time flies when you’re having fun. Seriously though, I go back and forth between “I thought this day would never come” and “yikes,  how did this date … Continue reading

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I wish it were simple – instructions for building the perfect lining.  But not so.  Ask 20 people for their recommendations, and you’ll likely get 20 different answers.  I am amazed that this one element is so critical to a successful … Continue reading

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Flights are booked.  Hotels are confirmed. Plans are in place, and I’ve started the good medications.   It seems like I’m forgetting something…or lots of things.  This seems too easy this time – far less stressful than my last trip to … Continue reading

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When I was a teenager, LEI was a brand of jeans.  Today, I found out what it means as an IVF patient, Luteal phase endometrial injury.  Big ominous sounding name, right? Actually, it’s a rather new technique that is gaining … Continue reading

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Life really has been getting in the way of my travel planning lately.  I think it is time to get serious though and get my hotels booked at the very least.  It is hard to believe that I’m leaving in … Continue reading

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The rollercoaster has left the platform, and my medications have started.  It reminds me of those few moments after you get strapped in to a rollercoaster and start slowly creeping away from the platform in that slow climb to the … Continue reading

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Who knew that a google search late one night would lead us halfway across the world in our quest for a baby? Our story actually started several years ago. My husband and I were married a bit later in life … Continue reading

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