Archive for May 2013

The Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting IVF Treatments

I knew before starting IVF treatments, that it was the “big gun” of infertility treatment, with all the meds, monitoring, and mayhem!  But I wish I knew more about the good, the bad, and the ugly!   First I’ll start positive – the good: -you get closer to your partner I have been with my... Read more »

Infertility: Top 10 Ways You Know You Are Infertile

this list is just the start!  I could probably name 100!  have a good one?  leave it in the comments! 1)   you know what the acronyms ART, TTC, 2WW mean 2)   if hearing the words “just relax”, “take a break”, and “baby dust,” make you want to smack somebody 3)   your idea of a good... Read more »

it’s OK to not be perfect

I have to remind myself of this several times throughout the day. Especially when it comes to parenting and motherhood. My road to motherhood was a long and bumpy one that had detours and pit stops. I think because I had to go through so much to be a Mom, I put immense pressure on... Read more »

Guest Blogger: Why Waiting Is So Hard

A Sane Girls Guide is excited to introduce a new guest blogger today, Lisa Deck.  Lisa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and founder of the blog Before the Belly – which provides a voice for women struggling with infertility.  She is also an infertility “survivor” and mom to her son. ***** My name is... Read more »