I could barely catch my breath on that Friday night in March when I received a text message from a close friend who said "we are expecting" and "we heard heartbeats". That's right, heartbeats. Plural. As I sat in my chair surrounded by over 150 other people and unable to escape, the knot in my throat… Continue reading Why Does She Get Two?
If you have not read yesterday's post called "Shirt Packed and Big Girl Panties On" then I suggest you read this first. This morning I woke up and my stomach was in knots. Today was the day in which I would track down the "mystery woman" and ask her to pray for me all because… Continue reading Infertility Chronicles: To Be Continued…
One storage container, four new hair bows, fingernail polish, a sparkly Minnie Mouse purse and a 34 inch tall, non-stop talkin' three-year-old, who was our foster daughter, filled my cart as I strolled out of the doors of Wal-Mart yesterday. As Chatty McKathy was talking away about what she was going to put inside… Continue reading Infertility Chronicles: Shirt Packed and Big Girl Panties On
Today is a bit ironic. It's the 17th. Which means it's Josiah Day. But it's also the second anniversary of the day I had my first beta test to determine if my first round of IVF had worked. I often think about that day. I remember it was a beautiful Thursday afternoon. The sun was… Continue reading When You Are Still Pregnant Two Years Later
My name is Elena and my husband and I have been trying to have a baby for 7 years and during that time, we endured three miscarriages along with numerous doctors stating there was no medical explanation. I don't know about you, but when something can't be explained medically, it makes my brain hurt and… Continue reading Do You Fear It Won’t Happen?