I Sent an Email…

I sent an email to our doctor asking what I needed to do, to transfer another embryo. It feels euphoric and I know it’s not something that we are ready for at this exact moment…but I have been having these strong pulls on my heart and my conscience, that it’s something I need to do. […]

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Social Media and Infertility – The Things We Want to Post…but Don’t

It seems like every time I open up Facebook or Instagram, another woman is posting a pregnancy announcement, a gender reveal, pregnancy photo updates, or the birth of her child. Social media began to plague me with frustration, hurt and anger because it seemed so easy for everyone else to get pregnant, and I’m over […]

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For the Families and Friends

I hear the phrase, “my friend/family member read your blog and said it was so helpful.” I want to share that this blog is not only for the women experiencing infertility, but also for the friends and family who are looking for understanding as well as helpful tools to be supportive to their loved ones. […]

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Keeping the Faith

Every woman struggling to get pregnant has reached the point of feeling like giving up. We’ve all felt the feeling of defeat, the feeling of being overwhelmed, over worried, over stressed, and wanting to crumble to the floor and give up. It’s a natural and organic response to the challenges you were chosen to face. […]

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Practices to Strengthen Your Marriage While Navigating Through Infertility

I remember the extreme loneliness I felt at times once I found out we were not going to be able to conceive on our own. I felt the mounting pressure of our situation being my fault, I was broken, I’m the reason my husband doesn’t have children, I can’t give my husband and our families […]

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Compliments

It’s National Compliment Day! Let’s take this opportunity to lift each other up and support one another!

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Make a Vision Board

Seriously…make a vision board. Use the philosophy of the law of attraction to bring positive experiences into your life. They are a powerful tool that helps to focus your energy on the things you want, they help define goals and bring clarity to those goals, and they help you distance yourself from the negative thoughts […]

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Genetic Testing – To Test or Not to Test

– TO TEST, OR NOT TO TEST – This is such a difficult question for so many of us. Do you proceed with all of the available genetic testing that your clinic offers, or do you forgo? You not only have the option of  getting yourself and your husband tested to find out if you […]

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Courage Doesn’t Always Roar

This quote made me think of so many women whose courage has given me strength over the past several years. It makes me feel proud and inspired by seemingly ordinary women, accomplishing the extraordinary each and every day. Know that your bravery is acknowledged, shared and celebrated.

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