Fertility Anonymity: Why I use an anonymous name for twitter and blog.

I detail three reasons why I am semi-anonymous about my blog.

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”

Adoption vs infertility 

I’ve put a big toe into exploring adoption, specifically, foster to adopt. I’ve talked to one person in great depths about it and what stood out is you can stop the adoption process at any time. I joke, that once you are prego, there really is not going back, while in adoption there is. IContinue reading “Adoption vs infertility “

The dirty secret of infertility.

The dirty secret of infertility is the massive effect it has on our whole well-being and the shame. If there’s one thing I know for sure is that being diagnosed with and struggling with infertility can bring up a whole slew of unwanted negative emotions. One of the toughest to deal with is SHAME. When we tryContinue reading “The dirty secret of infertility.”

Diagnosis infertility. Job description, advocate.

I made a difference at my fertility clinic.  At the beginning of March, I met with the Patient experience officer and Dr. B after the failure of a fertility cycle. It was a two-hour emergency meeting. It happened because I was falling apart. We met because I felt like a number. I felt I wasn’t listenedContinue reading “Diagnosis infertility. Job description, advocate.”

Ground breaking research: Can PCOS be an autoimmune disease?

This could be a game changer. I described in my post, “My diagnosis of PCOS is bullshit” how I thought how my PCOS was just a convenient diagnosis. “Currently, the diagnosis of PCOS is typically made using the Rotterdam criteria, which require two of the following three to be present: oligo- or anovulation; clinical and/or biologicalContinue reading “Ground breaking research: Can PCOS be an autoimmune disease?”