Soul Food, Waiting for Baby Bird

Diary of an Infertile: I Wanted to Be Her…

I noticed her in front of me as I began putting my groceries into the car. She looked younger. Her hair was shinier. Her arms were more tone. The outfit she was wearing looked like something straight out of a magazine. I even noticed the vehicle she was driving; it is the same one I… Continue reading Diary of an Infertile: I Wanted to Be Her…

Tales of Fostering

Tales of Fostering: The Unknown

Typically, my day begins with me quietly tiptoeing into the kitchen as I do not want to wake up the three-year-old cutie patootie we have been hosting since January through the Safe Families for Children program. Once she does wake up from her slumber, I usually grab two bowls out of the kitchen cabinet, and… Continue reading Tales of Fostering: The Unknown

The Comic Section

You Might Be an Infertile If…

After months of trying to conceive without success, you might begin to wonder, "Am I infertile?" And the best way to answer this question is not by taking the quizzes online or checking off 8 out of the 10 symptoms listed on WebMD. It is also not through the results of your most recent blood… Continue reading You Might Be an Infertile If…

The Comic Section, Waiting for Baby Bird

Did the Pregnancy Test Just Tell Me No?

Bananas, milk, bread, chicken nuggets (don't judge), and a box of First Response Early Responder Pregnancy Tests filled my Wal-Mart shopping buggy one afternoon. I decided on the box with just two for $8.98. I wasn't "feeling" pregnant, therefore splurging on the box with three for $12.98 seemed like a waste of four dollars. Heck,… Continue reading Did the Pregnancy Test Just Tell Me No?