Positioning: Finding Your Personal Identity As An “Infertile”

In the spirit of laughter is the best medicine I’ve amended an article I stumbled upon to offer a satirical look at life as an infertile. Just as in my recent post, The Positioning Exercise, I’ve made a simple word replacement starting with the headline. I’m sure you smartypants out there can figure out which word has been replaced. I […]

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The First Step To a New Beginning

I awoke at 5:00 am today feeling at peace. That in and of itself is a major breakthrough (the peace part, not the waking up early part). You see, for the past few years I’ve routinely awakened in the wee morning hours with thoughts consumed by hatred for my dysfunctional body, anger at the fertile world, shame at my inability […]

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The Magnificent Seven? Hardly!

On the off chance you haven’t had enough of me, May has tagged me to provide seven habits/quirks/facts about myself. Without further ado, and in no particular order: 1) I am solar powered and have to live in a sunny climate in order to thrive. After living 32 years living in one of the cloudiest, overcast parts of the U.S. […]

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The Positioning Exercise

Some could argue that in writing this Coming2Terms blog, I risk wholly or primarily defining myself as an “infertile woman.” My response is that society already does that work for us “infertiles.”  We never had a choice in the matter. Day in, day out, we hear countless references from others that establish their “fertility” as a key component of their identity.  […]

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