Grief and infertility

Grief is associated with the death of a loved one but with infertility we need to grieve a dream.

We got a puppy and infertility still managed to make its presence known.

I think I realized in that moment what that post and puppy represented. I unknowingly was filling a hole. I didn’t realize it until this stupid social media announcement. Its how people announce the birth of their new baby.

“This is Us” and infertility.

Dear newly starting out infertility couple. If you don’t watch the show “This is us” then you missed out on Season three where the main character Kate goes to a fertility doctor with her husband to discuss IVF. She is told that due to her weight she has a 90% chance of having complications and IVFContinue reading ““This is Us” and infertility.”

Beauty Blooming: IVF, Money and lipstick

CLICK HERE to start something new and try something new: When your diving deep into infertility you can forget how to play.  In 2016-2017 was the height of fertility treatments and I fell apart. My psychologist said to us, just stop doing this yourselves. Go and do things that bring you joy. I honestlyContinue reading “Beauty Blooming: IVF, Money and lipstick”

The Infertility Hope Story that actually was hopeful.

The hope story otherwise known as: (take a breath for this run on sentence) “I’ll tell you a story, so you can feel better by your infertile soul and body….so then you can feel hope about the future….where you too will no longer be classified as ‘infertile’”. This hope hope story is going to entailContinue reading “The Infertility Hope Story that actually was hopeful.”

The missing link. Spinal Surgery, spondylolisthesis, pregnancy and Infertility

Our bodies are smart. For the last 10 years I’ve had what I would chock up to be back problems. It started in 2008 when from what seemed like one day to another I started to get a pain in my ass. I remember it exactly as I stayed over at my in-laws and itContinue reading “The missing link. Spinal Surgery, spondylolisthesis, pregnancy and Infertility”

How to make a difference in a life

The original is written by “Loren Eiseley” in 1969  – “The Star Thrower” is a part of a 16-page essay of the same name by. “While walking along a beach, an elderly gentleman saw someone in the distance leaning down, picking something up and throwing it into the ocean. As he got closer, he noticed that the figure was thatContinue reading “How to make a difference in a life”

How I became grateful for my infertility

Note: This post has been in draft for four months because it was hard to let it go. Gratitude and infertility are not words that are used together in the same sentence. Infertility is more often described as: “A struggle” “a flight”, “overcoming”, “obsession”, “a battle”, “over exposing”, “stressing”, “despair” “loss” Not exactly positive words thatContinue reading “How I became grateful for my infertility”