You might remember earlier this year when I joined a lucky sock exchange put on by another infertility blogger. It was where hundreds of girls going through infertility are linked together and send each other care packages. Last one was lucky socks, which was wonderful, and the latest one was a Mug Exchange. I was really excited to enter this exchange again, as my sock exchange partner and I stayed in touch after the sock exchange ( she actually just had her baby boy, her first IVF was a success!)
I received my email that I had been paired with a girl named Destiny. She lived in Pennsylvania, had been TTC 3 years, had endured 2 IUIs and was about to go through her first IVF. She’s the sweetest girl and has already been a huge support to me. Unfortunately, I just learned this weekend that her first transfer did not take. My heart broke in a million pieces because I know the pain all too well of a failed IVF. Des (we’re both Des’ pretty awesome, right?) is extremely positive and has 3 frost babies waiting for her, and I know those will lead to her eventual pregnancy! You can follow her story on IG at TheScientificStork – her posts are awesome!
I came home today to Destiny’s TTC mug exchange package and I love everything! Everything is super thoughtful and I am thankful for everything!
Here are a few things to get you through IVF#2! An EOS egg for strong eggies! A cute water bottle to keep those follies hydrated, a coloring book to distract you during the dreaded “wait” & some pretty accessories you can throw on whenever you’re feeling “blah” from stim bloat! I’m so very thankful we “met” this way. You truly inspire me & I honestly can’t wait for us to be preggers together in 2016! Maybe one day when one of us is visiting the other coast we can meet in person & share our bumps & babies. I just KNOW we’ll be mama’s!
Of course her card left me in a puddle of tears lol there is nothing good about infertility, but having support from TTC sisters has been an amazing experience!