Tuesday, July 21, 2009

ICLW

Hello ICLWers!

It's been awhile since I've participated, but I'm glad to have enough time this week to join in. Here's the skinny (or not-so-skinny nowadays) on my journey thus far:

I'm a 31-year-old chica from the Bay Area who had been trying to conceive baby #1 with my hubby of 9 years for almost 5 years. After 1 round of clomid/timed intercourse, 7 IUIs, 1 miscarriage, and I IVF/ICSI, we are now 23 weeks pregnant with our little guy, Baby G. Not surprisingly, I want nothing more in the world than to bring him home safe and sound in November and much of my current blog surrounds this.

My hubby, Mr. S, (also known as my 'hot piece of ass') also blogs. You can find his male perspective musings here. In the mean time, sit back, relax and read up, if you so wish!

16 comments:

Cassandra said...

Hooray for not-so-skinny!

I wonder what my husband would do if I called him a 'hot piece of ass,' since that's a phrase that's never come up. We talk often about his butt, since he's little in the middle but he's got much back. Right now, I'm the exact opposite! Between my belly and his butt, it is now impossible for me to squeeze by him in a narrow space.

Happy ICLW!

Shelby said...

I love that you are quoting Sir Mix-a-Lot to describe your husband's body. Ha! I can't quite say I'm the opposite...I'm big both places!

Michelle said...

WOW 23 weeks! Time is flying...at least for me anyway ;o

babymakinchronicles said...

I just realized who you are! I read your hubby's blog too! LOL

Lisa RM said...

Ha! Another blog duo! Awesome!

ashley moon said...

Did the RE ever diagnose your problem conceiving?

Shelby said...

We were initially diagnosed as both male and female factor (low count/motility and low progesterone). Later, after I lost a significant amount of weight, my levels all came back normal and we were diagnosed with just male factor, but I've always suspected that I might have a luteal phase defect. So, in short, I would say we're a combo team of infertility.

Katie said...

Yaaaaaaaay congrats :)
ICLW

bendingbackwards said...

Yeah for 23 weeks! Time is flying.

I love your husband's blog- I enjoyed reading his perspective. I wish my hubby (E) would blog about his journey.

Stopping by for an ICLW visit...
No. 95: The Unfair Struggle (male-factor infertility, good friends, neighborhood rumblings)

WiseGuy said...

23 weeks, yay!

Hope you bring hom Baby G, healthy...and

errr... hot piece of ass, LOLOL!

:-)

ICLW

Just me said...

Here from ICLW. Your story makes me hopeful... we've had 5 medicated cycles, 4 with IUI and one IVF that ended technically as a chemical pregnancy. IVF #2 is up in a few weeks... :)

Congrats on your pregnancy!

Erika said...

Congratulations on your pregnancy! I hope the rest of it goes smoothly for you and baby G is a happy and healthy baby boy that brings you much joy!

ICLW

Beautiful Mess said...

Happy ICLW!

Glad that your anxiously awaiting the birth of your little guy! I love that you call him your hot piece of ass! Sounds like my hubby and myself.
*HUGS*

girlykat said...

Great news on being 23 weeks after all that trouble and trying. I love happy stories like that!!
~ICLW~

Kelli said...

Congrats on your little guy!! 23 weeks, hooray!

ICLW

Flutterby918 said...

Thanks for the intro - congrats on your sucessful cycle and pregnancy. I love reading sucess stories.

ICLW