Miscarriage sucks. So this isn’t the inspirational meme you might expect. Nope, but that’s because from the outset there’s very little inspiration to be taken from miscarriage. It robs you of your hope. It breaks your heart. It causes untold combinations of physical, emotional, mental pain, and no matter what avenue of miscarriage handling you…… Continue reading Miscarriage sucks
Going into IVF, I was gratefully rammed with information left, right and centre. My clinic talked through the procedure in detail, gave me stacks of leaflets to read through, offered IVF evenings with other couples, and provided plenty of statistics to tuck into. And of course, I turned to books & websites to further pad out my…… Continue reading A calculated hope
I’m not sure if you’ve ever lost anyone close to you, but statistics would say there’s a strong chance you have. Be it a family member, a close friend, a long-loved pet, or the loss from a miscarriage, grief hits us all in different ways and different times. Sometimes it consumes, drowning us in every moment…… Continue reading The Spiral of Grief
It was only 6 months ago that we made the decision to share our journey with 2 of our closest friends, a couple who, as it turns out, had been going through a journey very similar to us. After years of keeping it private with just my husband, it was such a relief to finally share…… Continue reading Between Friends
‘The Bumble’ seemed the perfect name to me, for so many reasons. Firstly, ‘bumble’ seems a pretty pleasant and ‘polite’ way to describe the journey I’ve been on as a woman who can’t have children easily – trust me, I could think of many others words! It’s a wobble, a lumber, a flounder, a shamble,…… Continue reading Why ‘The Bumble’?
Hello, and welcome to The Bumble. It’s been a long, hard, painful journey over the past few years, and it’s taken me a while to come to terms with the reality of it all. My husband and I have been trying for a baby for a few years now, and heartbreakingly, it’s still a difficult…… Continue reading Welcome to The Bumble