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36 Years Old and Still Barren

I turn the big 3-6 today (a baby to some...old to others) And I can't believe it. Never in my plans as a high school student, college student, or career woman in my middle 20's did I imagine life would look like it does now. Is my life bad? No. But does it look anything… Continue reading 36 Years Old and Still Barren

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All I Wanted for Christmas Was Two Pink Lines

I know it was hard. You weren't sure if it was nausea you had been having, the sudden bursts of tears you had been shedding, or simply the magic of the season you had been feeling, but you thought this was it. And that this month...this time...THIS test would be different. But as it turned… Continue reading All I Wanted for Christmas Was Two Pink Lines

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Lil’ Nuggets of Advice to Someone Dealing with Infertility from Those Who “Get It”

"What's the best tip you have to offer someone struggling with fertility issues?" Last summer, I was interviewed by Fertility Smarts, and they asked me this question, which seemed to take me longer to answer than the others. I couldn’t help but think back to the beginning when I was first diagnosed with PCOS and… Continue reading Lil’ Nuggets of Advice to Someone Dealing with Infertility from Those Who “Get It”

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Sweet Sister, Don’t Let Go of This Hope

Hey, there sweet sister. Can I lean in and whisper something to you? It's the beginning of the New Year, and everything is still fresh. I can even sense your overwhelming hope for the weeks and months ahead. I can still see you fist pump the air as you shout, "THIS WILL BE OUR YEAR!" And… Continue reading Sweet Sister, Don’t Let Go of This Hope

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My Daughter Is Infertile: A Father’s Perspective

I read her text.  I wiped the sweat out of my eyes and re-read the text. “Have you ever considered writing a guest post for me...maybe a post from a father’s perspective...?” I got her request over a week ago and I have been struggling to get my thoughts together ever since. And it's crazy.… Continue reading My Daughter Is Infertile: A Father’s Perspective