A Message to Those Still Waiting

A Message to Those Still Waiting

Another one bites the dust. Sweet sister, I just saw my 293,849,550 negative pregnancy test.  Well, actually, that’s a bit of an exaggeration–it was more like my 293,849,535 negative pregnancy test. But who’s counting (sigh).  I won’t lie, this one doesn’t feel any easier to look at than the last. Especially since I just felt…

Where is my baby

Where is My Baby, God?!

I wrote this post over a year ago and in that time it has sat in my drafts folder just waiting on me to hit the publish button.  But out of fear of being criticized, ridiculed, or having my faith questioned,  I haven’t been able to do so.  It’s hard exposing yourself to the world. …

Preserving Your Marriage

Preserving Your Marriage while Building Your Family

Infertility is hard.  Especially on your marriage.  Timed intercourse, discussion on whether to start (or stop) fertility treatments, how much money to spend on said treatments, lack of communication, and even feelings of inadequacy can really wreak havoc on a marriage.  This is why I have asked Dr Carol-Peters Tanksley to guest post for me…

When God's Plans Do Not Make Sense

When God’s Plans Do Not Make Sense

Eight months ago she sat in my living room and with tears filling her eyes and falling down her cheeks, she said, “I just want it to be me…I just don’t know why God has asked me to wait. I don’t know why He has called me to not pursue further treatments.”  And with those…

It is finished

When Your Healing Doesn’t Seem to Come

I sat on the edge of my bed taking my blood pressure and as I waited to see the numbers, I remember thinking to myself that if it is within normal range than I am finally healed of this symptom resulting from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). However as the numbers appeared and I saw 160/92,…