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IUI#1 – Winner Swimmers

So we did it! We had our first IUI on Sunday at 9:45 AM. I had four mature follicles and my surge began the day before so my RE felt that Sunday was a “good day to fertilize.” Yes, she actually said that. She’s an adorable little Tory Burch wearing Chinese woman who I think…

Fertility Journey #3

“First of all,” Dr. Chang of Southern California Reproductive Center said to us a few months ago, “We’ll need to improve hubby’s sperm quality.” We sat in a luxurious office in Beverly Hills. This is where the wealthy and powerful come to make babies and I’ll be honest, I was intimidated. The lobby was like…

Fertility Story #1 – The New Abormal

As I stripped down for the lovely Jules of Queen Been waxing on Culver Blvd. I noticed her checking me out. It wasn’t my exposed thighs she was gaping at, however, but the gauze and band-aids at both of my inner-elbows. “What happened to you?” she asked. This was my first time with Jules, but I’ll admit I was…