Math and Infertility?

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…

Come Sit with Me

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…

Dear Friend…

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…

Top Ten Quirky Facts

I would like to think that I am transparent on my blog.  I try to be straightforward and up front with who I am, what I think or believe.  You know that I love Jesus, birds, and organizing.  You know what my husband looks like, as well as a few other family members. But do…

What’s the Magic Code?

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…

In the Midst of Our Struggles

Yesterday I sat in my office, staring at my computer.  I had just pressed the publish button on the post, Four Days Late and my mind began wondering how many more of these posts I would have to write before I could finally write the one my mind has been drafting for months–it’s the one…