Tag Archives: Human male sexuality

Pain Scales

On a scale from 1 to 10, how much does it hurts? This is a typical question, and a very valid one, Doctors, Nurses and Health Practitioners would ask anytime one is in pain. Physical pain. According to the fictitious … Continue reading

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Confusing Unique Bunch

When it comes to couples infertility, I feel that yes: we are unique. Oddly unique. Hopelessly unique. Confusingly unique. I was taught at school, and got reassured through life, that all humans are different, unique individuals. Good? Bad? Indifferent? Until … Continue reading

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Happy Ice Cube

A happy ice cube. That was me over 15 years ago. And I was living in Brazil, so no reference to the dreaded Canadian winter here… Shiny, squared with rounded edges, confident that no matter how full a glass was, … Continue reading

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There is nothing like home…

I think I found where “home” is when it comes to our infertility treatment. But, before I reveal its address, let me put a few things in context… I was born in Brazil and came to Canada when I was … Continue reading

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Strawberries

Couple’s infertility has made me a better person. Yes, I strongly believe in that. As I also believe that the world is a gigantic strawberry…  My friends and family would normally say that in reference to my sometimes almost naïve … Continue reading

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Hormones: Dealing with PMS on steroids!

I am sure that all men will agree with me: talking about her hormones is a touchy subject, even if you are not dealing with fertility issues. It has taken me many attempts to write these words as I was … Continue reading

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It’s a couple’s thing

One thing was really clear to me since the beginning of our many treatments: this journey is ours. Not hers. Not mine. OURS! And that we are in it for one thing and one thing only: to have the privilege … Continue reading

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