Today, I turn 40 and I'm still barren. Where do I go from here?
A few years ago, Mikayla was only five years old when we had to travel out of town to see my cousin's play. She was very excited and since we had visited this city multiple times before, she knew the way. However, since we were leaving from church and taking an alternate route, she became… Continue reading When the Road to Motherhood Doesn’t Look Like You Imagined
Does your need to control cause you to become weary, worn out, and irritable? If so, let's confront it.
May 17th, 2012.That was the day a nurse confirmed I was pregnant. 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 11 years ago;… Continue reading Looking Back On My Miscarriage 11 years Ago.
As the years have passed, the gifts, cards, and text messages cheering me on in my battle with infertility are few and far between. And I get it. As time marches on, I have come to realize people are naturally excited for you in the beginning, as everyone around you has their cheerleader pom-poms out, letting you know they are cheering you on. And obviously, arriving at the end of your journey is also an exciting time filled with lots of celebration and rejoicing over the goodness and faithfulness of God. But then there is the middle. What can you do for the person in the middle?