Monthly Archives: August 2011

sperm donors in the unlikeliest places

I bought a copy of Diva magazine from News from Nowhere this month and found this card slipped between the pages.  You know, the type that comes with a funeral bouquet.           This was written on … Continue reading

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Choosing a Donor

  Like I said before, the word sperm has never been uttered so much in one household.  What’s even more annoying is that A insists on saying it in the style of Clarice Starling.       Any excuse for … Continue reading

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Childbirth, pain and why I’d rather not have my fanny ripped apart, thanks.

My straight friend recently initiated the IVF process, only to end up pregnant a week before her first cycle was due. I very much doubt this will happen to us but she urged us to go to the doctors to … Continue reading

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Denmark, more sperm and busting the turkey baster myth

Back to the sperm *eyeroll*. After deciding on Denmark, I read as many articles as possible on it and it seemed like the right thing to do.  Yes, it’s expensive but nothing like the prices you’d pay in the UK.  … Continue reading

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Lesbos. No, really.

This week I’ve been lounging around a pool in Lesbos.  Stop laughing. I spent the best part of 4 years telling everyone I was holidaying on ‘a Greek island, I forget which one’ and quickly changing the subject. Last time … Continue reading

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