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Pre-CONCEPTION

  • Maternity Insurance Update

    Continuation of my maternity insurance debacle Well, what do you know? Health insurance people called. The moron agent, who was incredibly unfamiliar with coverages, also forgot to mention that I needed…

  • It’s a nice morning

    When you have successfully cleaned the kitchen to the point where it hasn’t been for weeks. I feel like today is Monday. I like Mondays because it gives me a fresh…

  • Toxoplasmosis

    Why the picture of my two adorable black kitties, Travis and Casper? My test for toxoplasmosis antibodies came back. And despite the fact that I grew up with a ton of…

  • Preparations III: Vaccination and Testing

    Part I Part II Vaccinations Being up to date on certain vaccinations is an important step in pre-conception care. Most of us have had all the vaccines necessary administered back when…

  • Preparations Part II: Health Insurance

    Read Preconception part I here November  was a month away when I realized that there was no way I could be ready to start trying. So we decided to postpone it…

  • Toxins

      I was reading about environmental toxins last night and one of the things that jumped out at me was pesticides on golf courses. It said due to constant spraying schedules of…

  • Preparations, Part I

    So the first step to our pre-conception pre was a doctor’s visit. However, in reality, it started long before that. Initially, the plan was to start trying in Nov 2010, so…

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    The decision

    It all started like this: After 7.5 years of marriage we decided that i might be time to have a kid. We had done some travelling, worked hard, partied harder, had…