Friday, 29 April 2011

Sharing Hope - Buttons

Sharing Hope is a weekly link collection for anyone who has some hope to share or is needing hope. Everyone is invited to share images and words of hope. For now I'll be using the same linky each week so we can gather lots of hope together but even if you've added a link in previous weeks you are more than welcome to add more each time. Please add a button or a link to Sharing Hope in your posts so others can visit and join in. Find out more about Sharing Hope and how to get a button here.

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Trying to keep busy during the two week wait.



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Road2Baby
The kind of evening at Making it up

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{this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember...

SouleMama

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Lunch is pineapple and rooibos tea

Corner View is hosted by Spain Daily and we are invited to post pictures telling the stories of our different lives and cultures. This week's theme is 'What's for lunch?'.



Jane from Spain Daily is away for a while so Corner View is being hosted by Francesca at FuoriBorgo.

Corner Views from around the world:
Jane, Dana, Bonny, Joyce, Ian, Francesca, Theresa, Cate, Kasia, Otli, Trinsch, Isabelle, Janis, Kari, jgy, Lise, Dorte, McGillicutty, Sunnymama, Ibb, Kelleyn, Ninja, Sky, RosaMaria, Juniper, Valerie, Sammi, Cole, Don, WanderChow, FlowTops, Tania, Tzivia, Kristin, Laura, Guusje, Susanna, Juana, Elsa, Nadine

Monday, 25 April 2011

Saturday, 23 April 2011

Bringing our little embryos home



This morning we went back to Bourn Hall and I had two top grade day 2 embryos transferred (14 more embryos have been frozen). I'm so happy to have been able to bring two of our little embryos home, and so is Sunnyboy. We hope that they'll get to stay.

I'd love for anyone who has images and words of hope to join me in Sharing Hope (I'm posting a new Sharing Hope post with the Linky each Friday). Everyone is welcome to take part (please click on the button below to see more Sharing Hope posts and add links).

sunnydaytodaymama

Friday, 22 April 2011

Sharing Hope - Sunnyboy (and Easter Eggs)

Sharing Hope is a weekly link collection for anyone who has some hope to share or is needing hope. Everyone is invited to share images and words of hope. For now I'll be using the same linky each week so we can gather lots of hope together but even if you've added a link in previous weeks you are more than welcome to add more each time. Please add a button or a link to Sharing Hope in your posts so others can visit and join in. Find out more about Sharing Hope and how to get a button here.

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I'm just now reaching the end of an IVF cycle and yesterday I had my egg collection. I was delighted when I woke up from the general anaesthetic and was told that 24 'Easter Eggs' had been retrieved. Then this morning we found out that 22 of the eggs had been suitable for ICSI and 17 successfully fertilised. Tomorrow morning I'll return to Bourn Hall to have two of the embryos transferred and I hope with all my heart that Sunnyboy will soon get to be their big brother. I know that he'll be an amazing brother just as he has been an amazing son to me. He really is a miracle and he's filled my life with love and joy and gives me so much hope.



Sharing Hope
Share Hope at Clear Passage
To my Son at Broody IVF Mummy

Thursday, 21 April 2011

Today is four months



Today is four months since we lost our babies and I'm nearing the end of another IVF cycle. This morning I went to Bourn Hall for my egg collection and 24 eggs were retrieved. It's been a day of sadness, excitement, relief, sunshine and hope. I am also terrified, as of course the hard bit is still to come. Right now the eggs will have met the sperm and tomorrow I'll find out how many (if any) have fertilised, so hopefully very soon two little embryos will be transferred and I'll begin the two week wait.

I'd love for anyone who has images and words of hope to join me in Sharing Hope (I'm posting a new Sharing Hope post with the Linky each Friday). Everyone is welcome to take part (please click on the button below to see more Sharing Hope posts and add links). I also want to thank all the people online (and offline!) who have shared hope in so many ways with me over the last four months. Your kindness and support has been very much appreciated and has meant more than I can ever say but thank you so much!

sunnydaytodaymama

Friday, 15 April 2011

Sharing Hope - Orange Blossom

Sharing Hope is a weekly link collection for anyone who has some hope to share or is needing hope. Everyone is invited to share images and words of hope. For now I'll be using the same linky each week so we can gather lots of hope together but even if you've added a link in previous weeks you are more than welcome to add more each time. Please add a button or a link to Sharing Hope in your posts so others can visit and join in. Find out more about Sharing Hope and how to get a button here.

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This is the blossom outside our kitchen window. Despite the post title it's not orange blossom (a symbol of fertility) but it is orange (the colour of fertility).



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The Swannell's Baby Wishes
Week One of the Rest of My Life at Ready to be a Mom

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{this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember...

SouleMama

Friday, 8 April 2011

Sharing Hope - Lambing time at the farm

Sharing Hope is a weekly link collection for anyone who has some hope to share or is needing hope. Everyone is invited to share images and words of hope. For now I'll be using the same linky each week so we can gather lots of hope together but even if you've added a link in previous weeks you are more than welcome to add more each time. Please add a button or a link to Sharing Hope in your posts so others can visit and join in. Find out more about Sharing Hope and how to get a button here.

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Spring at the farm

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{this moment} - A Friday ritual. A single photo - no words - capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember...

SouleMama

Reflections (Nozy's Nature Pictures)

More reflections from the same place last year.






Nozy on Flickr

See more reflections at Weekend Reflections
See more scenery at Scenic Sunday
See more watery pictures at Watery Wednesday

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Time

Corner View is hosted by Spain Daily and we are invited to post pictures telling the stories of our different lives and cultures. This week's theme is 'Time'.

We're really enjoying the arrival of spring after a long, hard winter and I've already posted pictures of spring in our garden, green, spring skies in our garden and a super moon, spring blossom, hope, and spring at the farm. Today I'm celebrating spring time (and sunny days) again with a picture of the apple blossom in our garden.



Jane from Spain Daily is away for a while so Corner View is being hosted by Francesca at FuoriBorgo.

Corner Views from around the world:
Jane, Dana, Bonny, Joyce, Ian, Francesca, Theresa, Cate, Kasia, Otli, Trinsch, Isabelle, Janis, Kari, jgy, Lise, Dorte, McGillicutty, Sunnymama, Ibb, Kelleyn, Ninja, Sky, RosaMaria, Juniper, Valerie, Sammi, Cole, Don, WanderChow, FlowTops, Tania, Tzivia, Kristin, Laura, Guusje, Susanna, Juana, Elsa, Nadine

Monday, 4 April 2011

Spring at the farm

Last week we went to the farm again with Sunnyboy's Nana and Grandad.



















See other people's worlds at My World Tuesday
See more outdoor pictures at Outdoor Wednesday
See more animal pictures at Camera Critters

Friday, 1 April 2011

Sharing Hope - Stones

Sharing Hope is a weekly link collection for anyone who has some hope to share or is needing hope. Everyone is invited to share images and words of hope. For now I'll be using the same linky each week so we can gather lots of hope together but even if you've added a link in previous weeks you are more than welcome to add more each time. Please add a button or a link to Sharing Hope in your posts so others can visit and join in. Find out more about Sharing Hope and how to get a button here.

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Broody IVF Mummy
i quit at l.i.b.e.r.a.t.i.o.n. theory