My Story on the Joy+Infertility Podcast

You have read my words and now is your opportunity to hear my voice! Joy + Infertility recently interviewed me for my first ever podcast and it is now available for your listening pleasure! I talk all the things…infertility, leading a support group, PCOS, finding hope, losing hope, refusing to have hope, and our surprise…

When the Negative Pregnancy Test Knocks You Down

When trying (and trying and trying) to grow your family a negative pregnancy test can knock you down, am I right? And sometimes when you get knocked down it’s tempting to not get back up. However not in the sense of going through life, but rather in terms of hoping, praying and believing again; especially…

When You Are Still Pregnant Six Years Later

May 17th, 2012. That was the day a nurse confirmed I was pregnant. And it was also the day I announced to my husband that he was going to be a daddy. I remember giggling over dinner as we discussed due dates, names, and nursery ideas… It seems like it’s been forever since that day…

If Not For Me, Do It For Him

“If not for me, do it for him.” That’s all I could cry out in my desperation as I could barely catch my breath while pressing my forehead to the wall of our shower one late summer evening after hearing the news of a friend’s pregnancy. Infertility is so hard and after nearly six years…

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2017

As a blogger, it is always interesting and fun to go back and look at your blog posts written in that year. And not just to see which ones gained the most views, but also to look back and reflect. Because for me, each blog post doesn’t just tell a story of the events that…

Why Your Baby-Makin’ Advice Doesn’t Bother Me

  Every day…okay…maybe not every day…but at least several times a week I open up my inbox to find a message that usually begins a little something like this… “I really hate to bother you and I am sure you get tons of messages like this, and I might even be overstepping my boundaries, therefore…