Posts tagged "infertility"

I'm having a Tubal Ligation and I'm conflicted

I'm having a Tubal Ligation and I'm conflicted
The day has been set. Friday I’m ending an era. The pregnancy era. An era I most certainly didn’t even think I would ever venture into ten years ago. Like ever. But here we are three pregnancies later. We have a beautiful, awesome son. Is he a dream come true? Not for me. Having babies... Read more »

Should I have named my babies?

Should I have named my babies?
I’ve been under the weather lately and took a day and a half off of work to rest. While laying in bed watching television, I came across the movie Heaven Is For Real. The movie is based on the best selling novel by Todd Burpo. It is the true story of a 4 year old... Read more »

Seriously, that goes where??

Seriously, that goes where??
Since my son was born I’ve had nothing but “lady problems”. We’ve suffered two losses and have been told it will be very difficult to sustain any future pregnancies. In addition to that particular heartbreak, I’ve suffered from debilitating ovulation pain. Nothing like a slap in the face that says “Hey you! Your eggs are... Read more »
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You are not alone...I am 1 in 8 too

You are not alone...I am 1 in 8 too
April 19-25 is National Infertility Awareness Week. This year RESOLVE is urging the infertility community to spread the message “You are not alone.” Infertility impacts 1 in 8 couples of reproductive age and can be a very isolating disease to face. Just hearing “You are not alone” can help in so many ways. I’ve talked... Read more »

Infertility Sucks!!

Infertility Sucks!!
I just want to scream it sometimes. At the top of my lungs, from my toes to the very top of my head. Infertility sucks!!!!! It sucks!!!! Sucks! Sucks! Sucks! We have a beautiful son. I am thankful every day that we were blessed with him. I know friends and family that may never have... Read more »

The road to becoming a foster home

The road to becoming a foster home
After coming to the realization and a accepting that having another biological child is not possible for us, my fiancé and I have begun the process to become a foster home for a less fortunate child. Our ultimate goal is to seek a permanent placement. An adoption. We contacted a local agency and started the... Read more »
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Choosing adoption after an infertility diagnosis

Choosing adoption after an infertility diagnosis
Being broken is hard to swallow. Strange in fact because we have one beautiful child yet having another child naturally just isn’t in the cards for us. That’s the strange phenomenon behind Secondary Infertility. Coming to terms with the fact that your body cannot produce a viable child is emotionally crippling. Knowing that you will... Read more »

I'm lighting a candle tonight in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

I'm lighting a candle tonight in honor of Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
In October 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. Through the efforts of Robyn Bear, founder of www.october15th.com, October 15th has been declared Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. A day where all grieving parents could come together and reflect on their loss and honor their babies. The... Read more »

Psychic Pregnancy Readings..Friend or Foe

Psychic Pregnancy Readings..Friend or Foe
One of the online mommy groups I readily visit recently shared a thread about psychic pregnancy readings. One of the women in the group recently had her cards read and shared her findings with the group. Suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree and at least 30 other women shared that they too... Read more »
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I'm just a mom who blogs

I'm just a mom who blogs
As I scroll through the daily HuffPost Parents blog posts, I realize I’m not really that good at blogging. I’d like to think I’m somewhat talented but then I read something that blows my mind I’m quickly forced to realize, I’m just a mom. I’m just a mom who blogs. I live an every day... Read more »