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…

The Benefits in Sharing Your Infertility Struggle

  Speechless.  Overwhelmed.  Blessed.  Inspired.  Encouraged.  These are the words that come to my mind when I think of the kindness and love shown by a woman who I have only “met” online.  I can’t tell you her name because she wishes to remain anonymous, but what I can tell you is that she looks…

Goodbye 2016…

  As I sit nestled underneath my blanket, reflecting on 2016, I realize that while my number one hopeful change for the year was to grow my family by two feet didn’t happen, I am still able to smile and be thankful for all that did.  And not because anything amazing took place, because let’s…