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,…

Taking off my mask to StartAsking

I am Unashamed: Taking Off My Mask to #StartAsking

For days I have sat staring at a blank computer screen unsure of what I should write for National Infertility Awareness Week. To be quite frank, I wasn’t fond of the theme #StartAsking.  In fact, I hated it.  But after some soul-searching, I realized it’s because over the last year it has become increasingly difficult…