Posts in category "inspiration"

Letters to a New Mom: Coffee Will Get You Through Until It’s Acceptable to Drink Wine

Dear New Mom, You have probably heard it before, “it’s the hardest and most rewarding job you will ever have”. WOW that the truth. I’ve only been a mom for 3 years, 3 months, and 2 days, and here is my best advice (to date). This says it all: “the days are long, the years... Read more »

National Infertility Awareness Month: Eve's Journey

by Dr. Eve Feinberg People often ask me if I went into the field of reproductive medicine because I was infertile.  I actually think the opposite was true, I became infertile because of my medical training. I met my husband in high school.  We dated for 10 years before getting married.  I have always considered... Read more »

National Infertility Awareness Month : Mariann's Infertility Journey

by Mariann Madden ******* I have always been a very goal oriented individual.  Go to away to college, check.  Get a job at a top consulting firm in the big city, check.  Get married to my best friend, check.  So logically the next step after the married part was to get pregnant.  However, I had... Read more »
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National Infertility Awareness Month: Courtney's Journey

by Courtney Marincsin ******* For years I was fastidious about taking my birth control.  I was slogging through law school, studying for the bar, slaving over clerking and finally landing my dream job.  Then, one day it was time to start thinking about having my dream baby with my dream husband who was my college... Read more »

My Journey To Being Present, Surviving One Coffee At A Time - My Messy Beautiful

The alarm goes off, and I can smell the coffee brewing, it’s my energy plug for the day. Most of the time I feel like I am in a constant state of figuring out when and where my next dose of caffeine will come from. Lately I have been trying really REALLY hard lately to... Read more »

Celebrate National Infertility Awareness Month: My Personal Journey

Infertility – it affects 7.3 million people…that’s as if infertility took over New York City.  That is how big it is! I write a special post every year to honor to National Infertility Awareness Month. It is a time to dedicate a post to all those currently dealing with infertility and for those who have... Read more »
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A Letter To My Infertile Self

If I could write a letter to my then “infertile” self, telling her all the things I learned along the way, all my best advice, it would go something like this… Dear [infertile]self, As you read this you are probably in a deep dark place, wondering “why me”. I am here to tell you…the sun... Read more »

Top 10 Inspirational Quotes

Life Is Short - LIVE IT
This is a picture list of my FAVORITE quotes of all time.  I love quotes and use them as reminders of how I want to live my life, experience my day, and to enjoy all the little “happynesses” (if that’s a word!) that surround us! Another favorite that I couldn’t find an image for, and... Read more »

Top 10 Things I Am Thankful For

my body - it has lead me through 8 marathons and lets me to run 2x a week, it allowed me to experience pregnancy (even if I couldn’t get pregnant without the help of IVF) and natural (yet medicated) childbirth, these body experiences have made my mind stronger, and I am thankful
With Thanksgiving around the corner, I wanted to share the top 10 things I am thankful for (in no particular order).  First the things that keep me sane, second the people that make me feel loved and motivate me to keep going, and lastly, my surroundings that I am very thankful for!   Read. Enjoy.... Read more »
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Stories That Inspire Us

Sometimes all it takes is an inspiration story to help us remember that there is good in the world, and that people are innately GOOD! Take this story from this past weekend’s Chicago Marathon!  Reading this story pulls at my heartstrings, makes me proud to be a part of the running community, and makes me... Read more »
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    I am a wife to the love of my life and best friend, mommy to my Scooter, entrepreneur, infertility consultant and survivor, friend to women I think of as sisters, only daughter, cat lover (and furr mom to my two girls), city dweller, marathoner, fitness instructor, coffee-a-holic, pizza lovin, cookie connoisseur, iTunes junkie, overly organized, sports lover (I-L-L, I-N-I, BEAR Down), superstitious, glass half-full type of girl…who is immensely passionate about all things women’s health – ESPECIALLY infertility and overcoming it!

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