Fertility

Another Little Turkey

By Jessica McClendon | November 20, 2017

When Thanksgiving rolls around, we are all forced to sit down and reflect on the previous year and our life in general. It is a unique time just to be present. Despite the hustle and bustle of everyday life, not to mention a week’s worth of food prep for this particular holiday, reflection is paramount. […]

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Driving the Struggle Bus

By Jessica McClendon | September 18, 2017

Friends, after quite the blogging hiatus I have managed to find my life preserve, and I think I’m finally bobbing above the water. August to September has felt like one of the longest months of my life.┬áThis post is missing all the bells and whistles. It lacks aesthetics of high resolution photos with perfectly placed […]

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IVF Transfer Complete

By Jessica McClendon | August 7, 2017

The transfer is complete! I am sitting down gathering my thoughts and feelings from these past couple months of IVF as a party of one for lunch at Ruth’s Chris. Yes, I’m celebrating keeping my sanity to this point with everything we have had going on, and I have no shame. I even asked for […]

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IVF : The Scratch

By Jessica McClendon | July 24, 2017

If you are reading this and are not up to date, so far I am over a month out from my egg retrieval. At the very end of May it was scheduled, and then those eight eggs were then sent off for genetic testing. Finally, they are back and ready for transfer, so it’s officially […]

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My Pill Box Runneth Over

By Jessica McClendon | July 24, 2017

After a much-needed break from cleaning and a whirlwind attempt at packing, I am drinking coffee per usual and writing this post. Currently, I have been given instructions to chill, all the while I drown up to my ears in packing tape and suitcases. Relaxing and moving, it’s funny that doesn’t seem to go hand […]

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The Road Less Traveled

By Jessica McClendon | July 21, 2017

By far, these have been the strangest couple of months I think I’ve ever experienced. Sometimes I sit and think about where I’m at, what’s happened, and I feel like I’ve had a total out of body experience. The last couple months have been a 0-60 roller coaster ride, and I have still yet to […]

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