Entries by Nele

The frozen embryo Olympics

It’s the last morning in our London hotel. We have to check out in an hour, our bags are mostly packed, but first we’re waiting for a call. Our ten fertilised eggs have had several days to grow by now, and we’ll know how they’ve been getting on. I am nervous. These little zygotes-growing-into-embryos are […]

A change of plan

I don’t feel any better. There are some hours, usually in the afternoon or early evening, where I can actually eat something and it all seems less severe. And then the pounding headaches of the evening come back. Mornings are the worst, where I am shaky and nauseous. My body is responding too strongly to […]