Stream of Consciousness

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Spread the love 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 […]

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You Found Me, How?

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Spread the loveWho 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 […]

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It Was Only a Matter of Time

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Spread the loveWe’ve got fertility doctors, fertility kits, fertility clinics, fertility vacations, fertility diets, fertility how-to guides, it was only a matter of time before the “fertility coach” came on the scene. I’m not sure how I feel about this to be honest. Yes we’re now in a world where it’s not just businesses that rely on consultants, individuals are […]

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A Few Odd, Assorted Things

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Spread the love“Tag” has been making the rounds. I’ve been double tagged — by Luna and Chicklet. The rules:1) Link to the person who tagged you (I did above).2) Post the rules.3) Share six non-important things / habits / quirks about yourself.4) Tag at least three people.5) Make sure the people you tagged KNOW you tagged them by commenting what […]

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A Glimpse Into A Parallel Universe

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Spread the love“How old is your daughter?” The woman behind the pharmacy counter caught me off guard. I was flummoxed.  I instinctively looked around to see if she was talking to someone else. Then it hit me. What’s the right metaphor? Had I entered into the land of Oz. Scratch that. Too much around me looked the same.  No, it was […]

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When Advice Doesn’t Pass the Sniff Test

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Spread the loveI’ve never been a fan of Dr. Phil, however, I offer him a begrudging thanks for providing me the grist for today’s post. I wouldn’t normally pay any heed to this guy, especially since he’s on the record as a proponent of  the “just relax” theory of infertility treatment (which immediately disqualifies him to offer any further “expert” […]

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Sins of Omission and Other Random Observations

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Spread the loveBreathe slowly and deeply, think of a calming image, find my center and … meditate. That’s me trying to put Mel’s meditation challenge into effect after a “WTF?” kind of day. The temporary post earlier today is now down, but between the deep breathing and your fabulous comments, I’m in a better state of mind. Muchos Gracias. Merci […]

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Positioning: Finding Your Personal Identity As An “Infertile”

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Spread the loveIn 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 […]

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