Kristy Erwin

I'm 26, a step mom, a wife, and trying to conceive my first child. I have been diagnosed with PCOS and have been trying to get pregnant for the past year. I have a long medical history which you can read about here, here and here. I work full time at a large securities firm and spend my free time hanging out with my husband and step daughter, riding our four-wheelers, watching movies, going out to eat and playing around on The Bump, especially the message boards.

My Date With the Vag Cam (a.k.a. Monitoring Before IUI)

monitoring appointment
Yesterday, I had my second monitoring appointment to check to see how well the Clomid and injections grew my follicles. (This is all to get me to start ovulating. See more about why I'm doing all this here.) I was incredibly nervous. I started to think about all the "what ifs." What if... Read more

My Journey Through Infertility

kristy and rich
My name is Kristy. I’m 26 years old and have been trying to conceive my first child since August of 2011. I have been married for over three years and have a nine-year-old stepdaughter. I am a daily poster on The Bump Trying to Get Pregnant and Trouble Trying to Get Pregnant message... Read more