Have you ever wondered what your exact odds of conceiving are in any given month? Yes? No? Don't care? Well, for those of you who like numbers and statistics, researchers in the UK have devised a mathematical formula that predicts a woman’s odds of conception based upon her age and the length of time she’s… Continue reading What If the Odds of Conceiving Are Against You?
This morning while I sat in my big comfy chair and sipped on my coffee, I began thinking about my hopes and dreams. The ones swaddled in blankets, wearing that fresh newborn scent, and snuggling up close to my chest as I rock them back to sleep at 3am. But as I began to get… Continue reading Come Sit with Me
I see you struggling today. You don't have to hide how you feel. I can already see it in your eyes; the blank stares you give and the half smiles you show. It's okay to not be strong all of the time. I know it's not been the easiest to remain in faith and stay… Continue reading Dear Friend…
Starting the "trying to conceive" journey is a lot like traveling in a foreign land. And why? Because it is complete with a whole new language. Seriously! It is! Because it's a place where DH doesn't mean designated hitter and MC is no longer referring to the famous rapper commonly known as MC Hammer… Continue reading What’s the Magic Code?
This afternoon as I pulled the white bag out of the kitchen trash can, tied up the ends and walked outside to dispose of it, I mumbled underneath my breath, "This stinks!" It wasn't the leftovers from lunch, old broccoli I found in the back of the refrigerator, or the messy coffee grinds from breakfast… Continue reading Four Days Late