Healing Salon: Some Unfinished Business

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Spread the loveWelcome back. Pardon me while I tidy up a bit.  I need to get some of the dust and cobwebs off the furniture so I can offer those involved in the Healing Salon a place to sit, ponder and participate. For those new to this blog, here’s some background on it: The  Coming2Terms posts were initially written under a pseudonym. […]

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The Best Gift of All

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Spread the loveLuna has written an eloquent post called An Open Letter. It captures the complex set of emotions that befall infertile women when they hear about the pregnancies of others — whether those pregnancies came easily or after much effort and heartache. Her words touched me deeply and reminded me again that the best gift any person can offer […]

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Do I Let Them? Do They Know How?

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Spread the loveEach day I have a new appreciation for how difficult the concept of infertility is both for those of us living it as well as those who are not but don’t know how to best to respond.  Following the bad news on the pet front last week I shared my sadness and frustration with family, friends and colleagues. […]

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Is it That Time Already??

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Spread the love Here we are April 12 — more than a month, 32 days to be exact — from the holiday second only to Christmas for making me feel bad. Yes, the first mother’s day ad has landed in my inbox. It’s from ancestry.com and the ad copy for a custom book they’re offering reads:       “You are part […]

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The Dialogue Continues

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Spread the loveIn case you haven’t been keeping up with the comments coming in from my “social experiment,” I’d like to highlight a few from women who don’t normally hang out in the infertility community but did drop by thanks to Jenn, who also got some comments when she posted the item on her Mommy Blogger’s blog. Since this is […]

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In the DFZ – The De-Fertilized Zone

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Spread the loveSince I posted this Tuesday night, some great comments have come in, please check them out below…The DMZ — or Demilitarized Zone — for those not conversant in military acronyms describes a no-man’s land. It’s a good metaphor for women like me except I’ll modify it some to be the DFZ.  I’ll explain further but let me be […]

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