Tag: pregnancy issues

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 »

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 »
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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 »

Monday Mourning Miscarriage

Monday Mourning Miscarriage
A couple of weeks ago I published a post about my infertility issues. The post itself was 3 weeks in the making. It took me that long to decide to hit the publish button. I’m glad I did. So many people commented and messaged me. They had been there. They were going through the same... Read more »

The Painful Reality of Secondary Infertility

The Painful Reality of Secondary Infertility
As I sat in the doctors office, the truth finally revealed itself to me. It’s not like I was in denial. I know what’s been going on in my body. But the questionnaire screamed it loud and clear: You might be infertile. How many pregnancies have you had? How many live births? How many miscarriages?... Read more »
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Thoughts on Having Baby #2

Thoughts on Having Baby #2
To reproduce or not to reproduce…that is the question. To refill or not to refill? You see, Aunt Flo just left town and I’m out of birth control pills. It is the perfect time to start fresh, start counting days, and start having sex. Yes, we are thinking about Baby #2 and quite honestly, I’m... Read more »