Pyjamas and Crumpets

The Grand Adventures of Mrs S, Pyjamas, Crumpets and IVF



And Pause!

Well that's that then, no more IVF for a few months.  Today we went to the Fertility Clinic for a baseline scan before starting on the next round of IVF in this case a frozen round. They were using the... Continue Reading →

Stress it’s a killer sir!

Bartok had it right! I'm convinced stress is bad for me what with the IVF starting again, as my period has started and the house moving and just everything. I'm not dealing well with anything at the moment....

Teaching The Lost Astronomer Welsh: Animals

As a farm girl animals have been a big part of my life and as we spend much time visiting the farm anifeiliaid (animals) are nice easy things to teach. I'm not very original and find it better if the Lost... Continue Reading →

IVF Time to Reflect

So we're about 5 weeks on from the period that made it clear that our first round of IVF has failed. I didn't even get to do a pregnancy test while not bleeding... Today, we saw the doctor - he... Continue Reading →

IVF Day 67 – it’s definitely negative

Unfortunately, (or perhaps fortunately considering the amount I've bled this week) the pregnancy test I had to wait until today to take is negative. I've emailed the fertility clinic and am hoping they'll get back to me soon telling me... Continue Reading →

IVF Day 65 – Running Away from Work

So in my wisdom I decided the best thing I could do today was go to work. It'll be a distraction I said, I can't just not go to work because my period started AGAIN I said. So I dutifully... Continue Reading →


I'm not a patient person. I can't help it I'm just not. And now I have to be patient for very nearly a fortnight to find out if the whole torturous thing of IVF worked. Or at least worked up... Continue Reading →

Pregnant Until Proven Otherwise

This is my current status after an embryo transfer this morning with the same doctor as collected the eggs on Monday. It was far less painful than Monday and required zero sedation so yay. It also took way less time... Continue Reading →

50% attrition rate

So yesterday we had 10 eggs today we have 5. That's 50% gone in 24 hours. I'm a bit scared of what Thursdays phone call will bring.  I'm recovering quite well I think. Though Mr Astronomer seems to think I'm... Continue Reading →

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