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What Does IVF REALLY Cost?

What does it really cost? Before we began our IVF journey, I did a lot of research because I was trying to figure out how we were going to make this work financially. It drove me insane how NOT transparent clinics were being when I went to their websites to get information about a full cycle ofContinue reading What Does IVF REALLY Cost?

IVF Round One

As I’ve mentioned before, because Li-Fraumeni Syndrome is an autosomal dominate genetic mutation, I risk passing it onto our children. However, IVF allows for us to do genetic testing to ensure healthy embryos.  Well, we recently wrapped up our first round of IVF. I wish I could be sitting here typing about all the healthyContinue reading IVF Round One

New Year, Better Me

For many of us, turning the calendar over to a new year symbolizes a fresh start to focus on new things. New goals and intentions for the coming year are a great way to get motivated. I’m not so much into the “new year, new me” approach, but more so into the “new year, betterContinue reading “New Year, Better Me”

Saying “Tata to the Tata’s”

Women with the TP53 mutation, otherwise known as LFS or Li-Fraumeni syndrome, have an extremely high chance of developing breast cancer during their lifetime. Because of this, many women choose to undergo a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy.  And, I’m proud to say that I became one of those women on November 9th, 2020. There are aContinue reading “Saying “Tata to the Tata’s””

A lot of Things are Temporary – Our Health Isn’t One of Them

I’ve spent some time reflecting on things lately. There are so many temporary things that fill our time, meetings, sports, school, etc. A lot of these temporary things are on pause while the world tries to navigate this pandemic. What I have come to realize, however, is that not everything is temporary. Some things don’tContinue reading “A lot of Things are Temporary – Our Health Isn’t One of Them”

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