My top 5 positive things that childlessness brings

This weekend G and I had a lovely mini break at the seaside. We had fun, but it was also quite tough for us because we were bombarded with idyllic scenes of families enjoying quality time together. There were sandcastles … Continue reading

The influence of pronatalism

Due to the population of the ever expanding planet, I have always thought that these days, it was a little bit selfish to have your own biological child. Before I was deemed infertile, my husband and I used to have … Continue reading

The top 5 things to say, and not say, to someone who hasn’t got a child

Now I’m in my 30s, the topic of having children always comes up in conversation. It usually goes like this: Aquaintance: “How about you? Have you got any children?” Me: “No, I haven’t no” Aquaintance: “Not yet eh?” Me: “Well … Continue reading

One ovary or no ovaries, decision made.

I’ve decided to keep one ovary. I have more questions for the consultant, but after thinking about it carefully, I believe I would be jumping the gun a bit if I got rid of it unecessarily. So, I might need it removing eventually, but I might not, and if I remove it now there’s no turning back. That scares me a bit. I would be stuck with HRT until I’m in my 50s which seems quite a long way away right now. On top of that HRT might not be very healthy for me, and if it’s not crucial that I go on it, then I should really hold off for as long as possible.
I’m seeing the consultant again on Friday and the anesthetist next Thursday. I need to write down a list of questions before then, but I’m pretty certain I’ve made my mind up.

One ovary or no ovaries?

I saw my consultant yesterday and although she can’t be 100% sure, she doesn’t think my cysts are cancerous. The cyst on my left ovary looks borderline as it has a node and blood vessels, so that ovary has to … Continue reading