To My Fellow Infertility Wives…

Whew girl! This.is.exhausting. Am I right? It is not for the faint of heart. Because this journey through infertility isn’t easy. It’s overwhelming. It’s scary. It’s stressful! Goodness it’s stressful with all of the charting, the timing, and the planning for “intimate rendezvous” that isn’t so…well, intimate anymore. Because maybe it’s gotten more mechanical? It’s…

To the Not so Perfect Wife…

Hey there, Sister!   I see your laundry room that is waist deep in dirty clothes and the dishes strewn out all over the kitchen counter from last night.  And don’t think I didn’t notice the food that is still stuck to the table from breakfast or the crumbs on the floor from lunch.  And…

It Will Be Worth It

Everything was organized, planned and ready to go except what time we would be leaving the following morning for our weekend getaway to accomplish a silly seven-year dream of mine–the dream of touring the Christmas Story house in Cleveland, Ohio. I thought we would sleep in a little later than usual and even make breakfast…

Adventures of Tent Camping

Camping.  In my book, there is only one way to go and that is with a camper.  Some might call this “glamping” but I like to think of it as maintaining a females healthy, happy and balanced hormotional (hormones + emotions = Hormotional) level while she endures the great outdoors of spiders, snakes, and weird…

Reigniting the Spark: Garden of the Gods

Has infertility slowly eaten away at your marriage?  Have you gone from the once passionate “spark” to just a mere flicker?  It’s hard to admit, but I know that I have let infertility, which is like a moth, slowly eat away at my marriage over the last three years.  It hasn’t taken big bites or…

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…