And really, who isn't on my list these days?
But seriously, there appears to be an overstock of Conceive Magazine at my RE's office.
They have this ceiling to floor display of magazines, and 90% of it is covered in CONCEIVE magazine.
And have you seen this magazine? Well. Every issue has a picture of the cutest baby ever, close up so you can see every detail of its delicious little face. And sometimes? You can also see their thighs. Big, chubby, lumpy little baby thighs. In the office of your fucking reproductive endocrinologist. Anyone else find this just annoying? Anyone? Or just me? (You can say if it's just me...I'm kind of used to that, being a complete and total weirdo and everything).
I think I should start a magazine called "INFERTILE WHORE." All the articles will be rants from me and my fellow infertiles, and there will be no pictures of cute babies and pregnant women (which do show up in Conceive. Lots of bellies in that magazine.) There will be lots of pictures of martinis, and ads and coupons for Ben and Jerry's and Coldstone. There will also be a column where people ask for my advice, and I tell them ways to act completely inappropriate in public.
My magazine is going to be like a money tree. Because think about it: my readers are in it for the long haul! If this magazine already existed, I would have been a subscriber for TWO WHOLE YEARS (plus three months)!
If you were a good little blog reader, you already clicked on the link to my Redbook blog on Infertility Diaries, and you know that Mark was with me while I went off on a rant about the cover of Conceive magazine at the office this morning. And he suggested that I come up with a better cover photo.
The thing is, I think it would be a better photo for the first issue of INFERTILE WHORE...I call it: Infertility (sigh). What do you think?
I was going to flip the bird, but I thought it would be too much for the first issue...
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In real-deal IVF infertile whore news: I had another follow-up today.
Estrogen = 2803, which is good enough, thanks. Please stop rising so quickly, mmmkay?
Lots of follicles, all around 15-16 mm (thanks for the correction, whoever told me it wasn't centimeters last time. Yes, we're making human embryos, and not some type of mutant bovine-human.)
I'm doing one more 150 of Follistim and then going back again tomorrow morning. The doctor thinks I'll be ready for my trigger tomorrow, which means retrieval on Thursday and transfer on Sunday or Tuesday.
It's almost harvest time! I'm about to be a good hen and drop these eggs (gladly).
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SOMEONE MADE ME AN INFERTILE WHORE COVER!!!! Click here to see it!