If you’ve got a tall guy in your life then you know it can be really difficult to find gifts for them. These gift ideas for really tall guys will give you some unique ideas that they’ll certainly appreciate. My husband, Josh, is 7 feet tall and while it has gotten a bit easier to…Read More
These fall date ideas will help you find fun ways to connect with your guy as the temps drop and the days grow shorter. Fall dates can be so fun, and these ideas will help you get into the cozy and romantic mood that comes with cool weather and oversized sweaters. A chill in the…Read More
Scavenger hunts are often done as a group activity where you divide into teams and try to complete the list first in order to win. Occasionally for a prize but always for supreme bragging rights. For this post we’re going to look at it as a fun date or couple’s activity that you can do…Read More
Today we’re looking at some great books regarding fertility and women’s health. I wanted to share some of the best fertility books I’ve found that you may find helpful. Whether you’re wanting to conceive naturally or if you’re doing IVF, IUI, or FET these books can help. I tend to prefer hard copies because it’s…Read More
For our next cycle I needed to order a progesterone in oil refill. So I figured I’d give you a quick unboxing post just so you know what to expect. After our latest FET failed our doctor wanted to have us do an ERA test to check for when my endometrial lining is most receptive. …Read More
I’m so excited to share these awesome wavy to curly hair products with you today! Being a curly girl can be tricky until you figure out how to take care of your beautiful locks and learn the products that work best for you. A couple years ago I discovered the curly community on Instagram and…Read More
I really love the idea of using music as a tool for manifesting what you want- in this case pregnancy. Music is excellent for helping you to feel and process different emotions. Music has always had a way of helping me through difficult situations. Whether it’s listening to songs that match my mood or the…Read More
This month we are doing a natural FET (frozen embryo transfer) cycle instead of a medicated cycle. In a medicated cycle you take medication like estradiol or Estrace as estrogen support to help encourage the growth of your uterine lining. This starts at the beginning of your cycle. For a natural cycle you wait to…Read More
Endometriosis excision surgery is usually an outpatient procedure, but you’ll want to prep an overnight hospital bag in case you do get admitted. Especially if you have more advanced endo and adhesions attaching your organs together. 😬 Depending on how your surgery goes and how much they need to remove, your doctor might admit you…Read More
These affirmations can be used leading up to, during, and after your embryo transfer. Even though they were created with embryo transfer in mind, you might find some of them helpful for natural conception or an IUI as well as IVF and FET. You’ll also notice that I’ve just used the singular ‘embryo’, but if…Read More
This pineapple upside down cake smoothie recipe is a delicious way to enjoy some fresh pineapple. It’s great if you’re post-embryo transfer or in the 2 week wait and looking to get in that pineapple core. The extra bromelain (especially in the core) is supposed to help with embryo implantation. Plus, it’s just a super…Read More
I am so thrilled to announce that my IVF tracker journals are now available on Amazon! For my first three rounds of IVF, I would come back from my appointments with sticky notes or scraps of paper with my medication instructions. I’d then scribble on little checkmarks and R’s or L’s to keep track of…Read More
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Hi, my name is Katy. I started this blog to help you infuse life with ease and joy by sharing recipes and tips for your fertility and lifestyle.