Stream of Consciousness

Random thoughts as they’ve taken shape in my head this week (updated below): Why does JLo defensively make the point that no fertility treatments were used in the conception of her twins?She certainly wouldn’t be the first woman who turned to a team of experts to jump start her family. Is medical intervention in the area of baby making considered […]

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Beyond the Barren Years…

Well alllllrighty … I’ve learned a thing or two from skimming Beyond the Mommy Years.  First and foremost, apparently I’ve been looking at this post-infertility treatment stage of life all wrong! How could I have been so silly!? To illuminate further, our Beyond the Mommy Years author points to postmommyhood exhibit “A,” Jasmine, who explains that “it’s only now after […]

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Spring Cleaning Takes On a New Meaning

When I started this blog more than a year ago my head was crammed full of unspoken thoughts and my heart was in such pain that I could hardly see straight. Deep seated anger clouded my judgment. Seems in relinquishing infertility treatment and letting go of the life I thought I would be living I had some “issues” to address. […]

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You Found Me, How?

search terms

Who knew search engine reports could provide such unique insights into the human psyche? With millions of people wrestling with infertility – a condition that doesn’t exactly lend itself easily to discussions over the water cooler, it’s no wonder people turn to infertility blogs to gain some perspective and/or camaraderie.  “My people” are easy to spot with definitive Internet searches […]

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Shadow Boxing in the Wake of Failed Fertility Treatment

Today’s post concerns fighting. It’s something I hadn’t thought all that much about until Nancy, a fellow blogger, sent me a package in the mail.  It contained a pair of red boxing gloves. Attached to them was heartfelt verse.  The thoughts that led to the idea took shape right after the new year. That’s when Nancy noted in a post […]

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