Spoon Full of Sugar

Laughing Your Way Through Infertility:  A Spoonful of Sugar When the weight of your journey seems too much to bear and the negative reports and constant bad news becomes too difficult to swallow, it’s important to find a way to cope–a way to release tension.  Sometimes that might be having a good ol’ fashion crying…

Does She Stay or Go Home?

This past Tuesday at 1pm, a judge made the decision as to whether Goldilocks, the three-year old cutie patootie we have been fostering should return home to her family or continue to grace us with her presence a little while longer.  Days before, while sitting in the hospital room and thinking about the upcoming court…

She’s Not Mine

“She’s not mine.”  That’s my immediate thought and sometimes my words whenever someone compliments her soft blond curls, beautiful brown eyes, or adorable personality.  I hate thinking it and I hate saying it, but I also hate smiling and pretending that any part of her belongs to me.  My husband and I have been fostering…

The Pep Talk

Laughing Your Way Through Infertility:  The Pep Talk If you have been reading my blog for very long then it should be no secret that I strongly believe in the power of your words. (Check out my blog post, “Shut Your Pie Hole” by clicking here)  In fact, one of my favorite books is “Change…

It’s Been One Long Week

It’s been one long week since I received the phone call that jolted me out of bed and had me driving like a maniac to my Mamma’s house.  It’s been one long week since I watched the helicopter life flight her to the emergency room.  It’s been one long week since I started staying up…

Today is Different

I know what today is…it’s Josiah Day.  But this morning I have traded in my party hat, noise maker, and baby back ribs in order to sit next to my Mamma’s hospital bedside so that I can stroke her hand, remind her of all the good times we have had together, and tell her how…

Paging Doctor Google

Laughing Your Way Through Infertility:  Paging Doctor Google The internet is both a terrible and wonderful tool in regards to finding information about anything, including infertility.  There is a lot of helpful information but also many scam websites that promise miracle infertility cures.  But like most people struggling to conceive, you spend most of your…