Although I know it's kinda orthodoxy in these parts, you won't find a ttc timeline here, mostly because - as with every other aspect of my life - our journey towards a family has been anything but linear and anyway, I already spend too much time in real life being hyper-vigilant about my often disobedient body.
We lost our beautiful son, a first and easily achieved pregnancy, in 2010 at 17 weeks gestation, and have since experienced the frustration and sadness of subfertility and recurrent loss. We've also been rather itinerant during that time (from Europe to North America and back, with shorter stops in the Middle East and Asia), which has its ups and downs but has ultimately brought us many amazing adventures. We hope for 2013 to bring us some clearer sense of direction, while I use this space to record my thoughts on this process and keep them in order.
This is also a space where I honour my grief, celebrate my love for my son, confide my fledgling hopes to the ether, and occasionally rant about the world's injustices. Oh yeah, there's cooking too.
You're stopping by as we approach an intersection; we're eager to know what the future holds both in terms of the possibility of assisted reproduction, and for life in general. At the moment, some ultimately minor but currently frustrating medical stuff has us spinning our wheels without getting many answers, but we've decided to go maverick anyway and throw our