Waiting for Baby Bird

Grieving the Life You Planned

Vulnerable Post Alert:  Grief hits you at weird moments, doesn't it? For me, it happened this morning as I stood facing my bathroom mirror. I was mindlessly putting on my makeup and getting ready for the day when the thoughts of what I imagined my life would look like recklessly hit me like a Mack… Continue reading Grieving the Life You Planned

Waiting for Baby Bird

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

Waiting for Baby Bird

All I Wanted for Christmas Was Two Pink Lines

I know it was hard. You weren't sure if it was the 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… Continue reading All I Wanted for Christmas Was Two Pink Lines

When Someone You Know Is Infertile

Encouraging Your Loved One Through Infertility

I used to receive them all of the time in the beginning when I first announced our struggle to conceive. You know, those random texts that someone was praying for me. Or a card sent to my mailbox with words that spoke Truth into my heart. Or sometimes even a surprise gift of faith that… Continue reading Encouraging Your Loved One Through Infertility