I wish I'd had twenty four hours, I came sheen within ninety minutes. Probably having my placenta manually extracted didn't help. I was in hideous, hideous pain, with continuing contractions because my uterus wouldn't firm up and gushing blood. But this is very fresh in my mind because I am only seven weeks postpartum. » 1/22/15 10:09pm 1/22/15 10:09pm

Seriously, I can't imagine going through that many IUIs and IVF treatments, especially if all the IUIs were medicated. Two medicated IUIs was too much for me; luckily, we were finally able to conceive naturally after surgery and other treatment for the later diagnosed endometriosis. Plus, not everyone can afford that… » 1/17/15 3:29pm 1/17/15 3:29pm

I have a 1099 job in addition to my full-time position and I have extra withheld from each paycheck (you can specify a dollar amount beyond the standard withholding) and I pay quarterly to the state. They required it one year because I owed too much at the end of the year but the feds didn't have the same stipulation.… » 1/14/15 2:47pm 1/14/15 2:47pm

I gave birth on Monday at two in the afternoon. I could have gone home Tuesday afternoon but I stayed till Wednesday morning to get the good drugs a little longer and have some extra help with the baby. Luckily, they didn't make me poo first, still haven't managed it. lots and lots stitches. » 12/04/14 10:23pm 12/04/14 10:23pm

very glad I live in California since I gave birth the days ago. I just got the approval for my state disability. They make the submittal process very confusing though. You need to get the medical form submitted between nine and forty nine days from your disabled date. And your employer has to make sure they full… » 12/04/14 7:00pm 12/04/14 7:00pm

I really tried to stop watching this season, but I'm on the baby-waiting part of my maternity leave and there were five of them on the DVR. But I refused to watch the crossover episode with Chicago Fire and Chicago PD. That's taking it too far. I gave up on those two series last year. » 11/21/14 7:17pm 11/21/14 7:17pm