Goodbye Rubber Ducky

We are not supposed to take baths. That is, neither Gabriel nor I are supposed to “fry”….this according to the IVF class nurse. I quote “the doctor wants fresh eggs and fresh sperm….not sunny side up and fried”.

For those of you who don’t know us very well, WE LOVE BATHS!! Gabriel even owns multiple bath toys, although they more often serve as bath art than bath toys.

Exhibit a:


Which leads me to exhibit b:


For those astute readers out there… You will notice that exhibit a and exhibit b are identical.

You see, while Gabriel has been more than fantastic about following all of the “rules” associated with IVF, I unfortunately, have not.

You see….I really do love to take baths. I enjoy baths more than showers, more than chocolate, and it would not be a stretch to say that I might even enjoy baths more than wine. In fact, I am writing this post from my iPhone in the bath as we speak!!!! That is my leg in the picture….I’ve been caught wet-legged!

So scandalous!

But, I have made a promise to myself and to my healthy and soon-to-be not over-cooked eggs….no more baths starting January 1st. That’s right folks. You’ve read it here and once it’s posted on the Internet, there is no chance for me to renege.

Given that I still have about 26.5 hours until 1/1/12, I am planning to take at least one bath tomorrow. I may even drink a glass of red wine and eat dark chocolate while taking my bath. I might as well live it up while I can!

So…goodbye rubber ducky. Hopefully we’ll see you soon!

1 thought on “Goodbye Rubber Ducky

  1. I think you should take a bath while drinking a bottle of wine, eating a whole thing of sushi, and maybe even taking a puff if you know what I mean. Enjoy it all now while you can 🙂

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