Thank the heavens for box sets and on-demand TV, that’s all I can say! Whether during the dreaded two week wait (2WW) from embryo transfer day, the first several agonising weeks of pregnancy or post miscarriage, I’ve turned to several TV box sets to get me through the long, boring, or painful moments. The first…… Continue reading TV to comfort
It doesn’t matter if you’ve gone through IVF or are just working off ovulation tests and basal body temperature, the 2 week wait is an excruciatingly annoying time. In the history of the world, time has never ticked by as slowly as it does during the 2ww, I’m sure of it! So, how do you…… Continue reading The Dreaded 2 Week Wait
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
Endometriosis, in it’s simplest terms, is when tissue that acts like the lining of your womb is found outside your womb. It can theoretically grow anywhere within your body, but usually this tissue is found growing on the outside of your ovaries, pelvis and outside of the uterus itself. So what does this mean? Well,…… Continue reading What is Endometriosis?
‘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