Saturday, April 30, 2022

Fashion Flashback :: April 2022!


Last day of every month = "Fashion Flashback"
Recapping all the outfits from the month!

April Fashion Flashback!
1. - 3. | 4. | 5. 
6. | 7. | 8. | 9. | 10.
11. | 12. | 13. | 14. | 15.
16. | 17. | 18. | 19. | 20.
21. | 22. | 23. | 24.

I can't believe tomorrow is going to be MAY!
The month our son is due to arrive!
{source: uptownacorn.com}

😱 

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Friday, April 29, 2022

the cards we were dealt... one year since our egg retrieval

 April 29th marks one year since I had my egg retrieval surgery, 
also marks day one of our 37th week of pregnancy.

Officially "Full Term"

We are so lucky to be on this leg of this journey,
on one of the many hard days of the journey, 
I looked at my husband and said "I can't believe these are the cards we were dealt" 

"I am calling nil on this hand"

& he looked at me and said "Hey, nil pays off big in the end"

♥️

{source: @positivelypresent πŸ”› Instagram}


I wanted to share some photos from our journey on this anniversary of sorts,

I alluded to a lot of this journey in my deeply personal post

"The world's longest pregnancy announcement"


Our journey started with a year of traditional "TTC" (trying to conceive)

when that didn't get us anywhere, we reached out to an infertility doctor and were told we needed to do three rounds of IUI (intrauterine insemination) 

to be eligible to try any IVF (in vitro fertilization) procedures


So starting August 2020 after lots of diagnostic tests that were all inconclusive
leaving us with a diagnosis of "unexplained infertility"
we started rounds of IUI,
we were hopeful 
but looking at the only slight increase of odds of conception, 
we were realistic that this was a stepping stone on the journey.

After three rounds, our doctor informed us that he was moving out of state 
and we had to find a new doctor...

Which lead us to Kindbody,
luckily there was a new location that opened in Princeton 
& one right around the corner from my office in NYC 
so it was the best of both worlds since IVF is a very labor intensive undertaking.





Love the vibes of these offices, 

& this floral wall in the Bryant Park office


My first cycle visit April 18, 2021

After LOTS of meds, it was retrieval day!

April 29, 2021



Then months and months of trying to get my body 

to respond to various combinations of medications, 

LOTS of fights with Optum Rx to get said meds (arguably the worst company ever) 

to be eligible for a possible transfer.


Protip- ASK if there is another pharmacy you can work with. 

We realized this too late.


Throw in some residual ovarian cysts left from the retrieval 

& a bonus blood clot threat in my leg.


May 18, 2021 | July 5, 2021 | August 21, 2021


We finally got to try a transfer in September.

Got a heartbeat in October

❣️


& now we are in the last month,

the final countdown until we meet our son!


A perfect little combo of us:


It was such a long, exhausting, stressful, sad, frustrating road 

& we are one of the lucky ones.




This really hits home:




🧑 


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Thursday, April 28, 2022

New York City, please go easy on this heart of mine



Love being home with this puglet,
but it will always be New York or Nowhere

& to answer lots of peoples questions...
Yes I am still commuting to NYC everyday.
I am still feeling well and am trying to save my leave for when Little Charlie makes his debut




What I Wore: glasses- Savant & Scholar {gift from my in-laws}, earrings + necklace- Julie Vos, tank- Old Navy, top- vintage, pants- ASOS, loafers- Kate Spade




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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

hey ladiessss πŸ‘―πŸ‘―

{source: an oldie from @maryamcan πŸ”› Instagram, no longer active?}







What I Wore: glasses- c/o Mo Eyewear, earrings + necklace- Julie Vos, top- Shein, pants- hand-me-down from my mom, boots- Nordstrom Rack




Yup.
πŸ–€ 

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

nightforms





What I Wore: glasses- DeLoor Eyewear via 10/10 Optics c/o The Vision Council, lips- MAC "Chatterbox", earrings + necklace- Julie Vos, top- Forever 21, overalls- H&M "Mama Overalls", espadrilles- Kate Spade



We had a wonderful date night at Grounds For Sculpture 

This techno immersive experience was amazing!
I am still thinking about it!
Pictures & videos don't do it justice but I still wanted to share




This was my favorite one!










This was my second favorite:







Went to the gift shop and picked up one of these "Robs"
I love him.
{see him in our home HERE, he lives on our new-to-us shelf in the office}

Ended the night at the Van Gogh Cafè
for some hot chocolate and s'mores!

Cherishing these date nights before the two of us become three!

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Click HERE to get $20 off your first purchase!

Check out my shop on Instagram: @InTheLeopardCloset
& personal Instagram: @emmasglasses

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This post contains affiliate links and I may be compensated 
if you click on my links or make a purchase using my links.
Some products may be gifted to me for promotion, 
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