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  • My First Smear Test – What To Expect

    Around a year ago, I received a letter that I paid minimal attention to and quickly put into the recycling bin. That letter was an invitation to my first smear test,…

  • AMBER IN A TEACUP TURNS ONE

    Hello! Yes, it’s me, I’m still here, the blog still exists and I’m well and truly back into the swing of things. I have definitely neglected this blog over the last…

  • 5 films perfect for those emotional PMS days!

    Being a woman is nothing less than a game of monopoly, a series of never ending dramas. Sometimes you’re winning and it’s super glamorous, but then sometimes you’re losing, and every…

  • 2019: An Infertile Year in Review

    2019 is quickly coming to a close and with that we are turning our backs on a decade, and what a decade it has been. Between 2010-2019, I have finished my…

  • Learning from my Infertility: One Year On

    Tomorrow marks 365 days since I had my laparoscopy and found out I had two fully blocked Fallopian tubes. I truly cannot believe how quickly the last 12 months have gone;…

  • The NHS IVF postcode lottery: my story.

    I don’t know where to start. I have deleted my opening line 8 times before deciding I will just write. I am infertile. When you decide to start trying for a…

  • Weekend Update!

    In a job with hours around the clock, it’s rare I have a full weekend off. This weekend I took full advantage of the Thursday – Sunday breather and I certainly…