Did my parents love me less?

I asked the question in my previous post… As someone who was adopted, who has siblings who were not adopted – Did my parents love me less? This is a thorny one. Short answer: I am not sure love is quantitative. I think it’s qualitative. They loved me differently. Not more, not less. They loved me…

Adoption thoughts 2: questions

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, but I never seem to find the right words. So thought I might as well kick it off and blether on and see where it takes me! Warning: I type quickly and I’m a bit verbose. Sorry about that. A thought on (in)fertility and adoption…

Day 50: Snoozed out

Omigosh, it’s day 50 – how did that happen? I am a lot of the way through the 2 week wait. (I’m not sure on pregnancy acronyms, so it’s either 2WW or TWW I guess. I have *no clue* about the whole numbers and letters thing!) And I’m TIRED. Really tired. I haven’t even been working…

Day 47: Feeling more human (but not pregnant)

Hello! Well after my outburst last week (Day 43) I have to apologise to everyone who read it and thought “What is this nutter on about?” as I was feeling at the end of my tether. I am now feeling a bit more human! What actually happened is I ended up working until super late…

Day 43: Tired of all this!

2 days post transfer    I think I am being a Debbie Downer today. I found out that my project-from-hell is extending into next week and possibly the week after… and even if it wasn’t, it’s supposed to be finishing today so it would always be a bad day today, trying to get stuff finished up. The…

Day 42: Little guy, you’re our only hope!

A day 2 (post transfer) update from me The embryologist called me this morning (1 day post transfer) and told me that none of our remaining embryos were “good enough” for freezing. 😦 This means Little Guy, or Thomas (as T has christened him… I think he’s come round to the idea that he’s a…

Day 41: Nahpoopo

So I posted a while back that I was flummoxed by all the IVF and pregnancy acronyms, but I do know this one: PUPO. Which is what I am, in theory… :O Although T and I discussed it and decided we are more statistically minded and it was more likely to be Not Pregnant Until Proven…

I’m angry at the world today

This is more of a rant/vent than part of the IVF experience as such, but I just wanted to say: AAAAAAAAAGH! I’m so angry (or maybe more upset, frustrated) at the world today. There’s a number of reasons but really I think it’s just a perfect storm.  It’s day 4 – the day before embryo…

Expectations of greater love…

Originally posted on The adopted ones blog:
By TAO Just read a blog post about how someone who isn’t adopted, but has always assumed, that if you are adopted – that the love you have for your adoptive parents is greater than the love that a non-adopted child would have for their mom and dad.  Reasons…