What Color Am I Now?

Transitions and turning points? Well, they’re hard to maneuver. One foot in the all-too-familiar world you’re living in and the other reaching across (in my case, tentatively) to get a toehold in the new world, the unfamiliar one. The one I’d like to spend more time in… I was hoping my predisposition as a deadline setter would help bring about […]

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A Belief in a Just World? Ah! That’s Why Fertiles Don’t Care

I’ve been mulling over an idea sparked by the work of social psychologist Melvin Lerner. Mr. Lerner’s work surfaced in a recent New York Times piece. Curiously, the article had nothing whatsoever to do with infertility but that didn’t stop me from linking his work to those unable to conceive or successfully bear children. (Sigh. It’s true. No longer consumed […]

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Infertility Quiz Time

Infertility is an intensely personal experience but the more I’ve learned about its reach the more surprised I am by how little mainstream visibility the condition actually receives. There are a host of health issues that get significantly more air time relative to the number of people affected. To underscore this point (and this is not in any way meant […]

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