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A round-up of 2014

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So, it's the time of the year to look back and think about where we have done well or fouled up.

Honestly, 2014 is definitely better than expected after coming out of a rather dreary 2013.

What better way to recount the year by going through my "15 before 15" list. A report card of sorts.

Being a better mum

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As I scanned through my list of my "15 before 15" (which is the list of 15 things I wanted to achieve before 2015), some of them is about spending more (quality) time with J although not explicitly expressed.
I constantly struggle to find that balance and it leads to what I call a world wide phenomena of the "working mothers' guilt".

Infertility: What I learnt from it.

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Many of you probably know that we did not have an easy time  trying to conceive our first child.

J came to us via our first cycle of stimulated intrauterine insemination or SO-IUI as some people know it. This happened after we have tried a couple of ways to get pregnant to no avail, and we embarked on SO-IUI, We had very little expectations as we have heard of low success rates doing so. We were probably much better off doing IVF.