My Ugly Chapter

I want to warn you this post doesn’t have any fancy pictures nor will there probably be the typical uplifting and hope filled message tagged at the end.  Instead, it’s just my raw emotions written in the midst of a bad day and published for the world to see, judge and criticize.  Are you ready…

Reigniting the Spark

Several weeks ago, author and blogger, Justine Brooks Froelker, gave me the honor and privilege to read a chapter of my choice and then write a review for her soon to be released book, Ever Upward: Overcoming the Lifelong Losses of Infertility to own a Childless Life.  There were so many interesting chapters to choose…

I Must Be Pregnant Because…

Let’s face it, it is a well-known fact to any woman trying to conceive that the millisecond something new happens to your body during the dreadful two-week wait, you automatically think BAM! I must be pregnant! You know that your logical reasoning tells you a pregnancy can’t be confirmed until you get the two pink…

Cauliflower Supreme Pizza Casserole

If you want the taste of pizza but you are on a low carb/gluten-free diet, then this is seriously the recipe for you!  I guarantee this easy to make recipe that is packed full of flavor will be a regular in your weekly rotation as it has been kid tested and husband approved!   Ingredients: One…

The Two Week Wait is Over

The two-week wait has come to an end and it was far less exciting than I had hoped for.  There were no cramps or nausea.  No food or smell aversions.  No extra trips to the ladies room or tender breasts.  But most importantly, there were no double lines or a missed period.  Unfortunately, my first…

My Two Week Wait

It has been almost two weeks since I posted about seeing  my first smile (ever) on an ovulation prediction test stick and as embarrassing as it was, many of you then became aware of the exact night of when the magical and romantic moment of timed intercourse occurred and Daniel attempted to pollinate my flower.…

My Breasts Will Have the Answer

It is just a few days before your expected period and you are frantically searching the internet for early pregnancy symptoms with every slight twinge, cramp, and food aversion you have.  For days you have been keeping a close eye on the fatigue you are now experiencing at dinner time and the increase trips to…