Hello ladies from the ICLW. Thanks for dropping by my blog. I am Theresa, 34. DH and I have been together for 16 years now. We do have children but would love to expand our family. I had a tubal 7 years ago. We had two back to back (surprise) pregnancies after years of infertility. Found out later that while I could get pregnant my body doesn't sustain babies well. Once they realized that when I came up pregnant I would need progesterone in order to stay pregnant. I had the tubal afraid that I would get pregnant by surprise again and I had a host of medical issues pilling up as well as weight. Once I had the tubal I knew it was a major mistake. It feels selfish to me but I want one more. It's something I've been wishing for, dreaming about, and praying about for 5 years now.
My DH saw how much this meant to me and agreed to pay for IVF. We saved and finally found a RE who wasn't extra expensive, but lo and behold she submitted our paper work to the insurance company and they are actually covering it. But I have found that sometimes the cheap comes out expensive. I have had my slew of problems with this RE and the road has not been easy. The last 3 months I have battled a cyst, and it was winning until my RE figured maybe it wasn't a cyst after all. (See This Post) Now I am waiting to go back next week to get a med schedule and hopefully finally begin this thing.
Almost two years ago I had Gastric Bypass Surgery. I have lost over 100 lbs which has taken away majority of all my health problems. But now I face a whole set of different problems. They are mostly psychological such as the constant battle to eat right, my struggles to maintain healthy body weight and the fear of will I be able to provide a baby with enough nourishment while pregnant.
So that's me, this is my journey and I hope you stick around.