The Only One with Infertility

Sometimes you feel like you are the only one. The only one who has this longing. This heartache. This void. This struggle. This inability. This sometimes anger. You walk through the aisles of the grocery store, look around in church, or simply sit down in a restaurant for dinner and it seems obvious, right? Everyone…

Diary of an Infertile {Uncut and Raw}

1 in 8. 15 percent of the United States population. Nearly 7.4 million people. That is how many men and women struggle to build their family. It could be your friend, your neighbor, your brother, sister, or cousin. It might even be you. This week is National Infertility Awareness Week hosted by RESOLVE, and while…

Infertility: It’s Just Not Fair!

  “You delivered a baby today? All I did was fold a load of laundry and dust the house!” The entire room erupted in sounds of laughter, but as everyone continued to enjoy their pizza while listening to my doctor friend tell this crazy birthing story of a teenager who couldn’t reach the foot pedals…

Infertility: It Is What It Is

“It is what it is.”  That is all I could say as a lump formed in my throat and the tears filled up my eyes. It was in response to her, “I’m sorry” after telling my story and sharing with her my struggle to conceive. She was so compassionate to my losses. So sympathetic to…

Where Did All the Dreams Go?

This is a beautiful poem sent to me by a woman who has suffered a miscarriage. I pray that if you have suffered the loss of a child or the loss of a dream, this will help heal your heart and bring comfort to your soul. Where Do All the Dreams Go? Where do all…

Am I Not Good Enough for a Baby, God?

Yesterday I saw her. She was standing to my left, two rows up with her hands raised in worship; her beautiful pregnant belly slightly peeking out. I couldn’t concentrate on anything else in that moment because once I noticed her silhouette in the darkness among the stage lights, questions swirled around in my head like…