Monthly Archives For April 2007

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How Can We Get Over It When Reminders Last a Lifetime?

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It’s been a while since I posted a Memo to the Fertile Community.  I want to choose my topics carefully since I know their patience on this topic is severely limited. They’d just as soon&hellip

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Will You Be My Neighbor?

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Your thoughts and empathy have been hugely helpful. Can you all just move here and live in my neighborhood? The San Francisco Bay area has got just about everything you could ask for. I know&hellip

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That Dark Place

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Warning: Heavier than normal stuff in this post. I’ve have been feeling “it” circling me for a little while. The symptoms are unmistakable: a gradual social withdrawal; the somewhat manic devotion to projects and work&hellip

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90 Million Couples Worldwide Having Trouble Conceiving

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A new fertility study is out, and while the underwriters certainly have their own business interests at heart, it contains some show-stopping numbers.  It points out that 90 million couples worldwide are having trouble conceiving.&hellip

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A ‘Desperate Housewife’ and Others Working to Make Dreams Come True

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One of the many tools I use online is a news reader that surfaces stories and blogs on subjects I care about. The other day it surfaced a story about an organization called Fertile Dreams&hellip

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Blogs That Have Touched Me

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What a nice way to end a long and tumultuous week — to find that I’ve been singled out for a Thinking Blogger Award. I’d like to thank both Miss E and Bumble for their&hellip

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Putting Emotions Into Words

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When an experience literally changes your life it’s difficult to put the ensuing emotions into words, to translate just how fundamentally your world has altered. Trying to untangle those emotions and make sense of them&hellip

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How a Novel Can Make Us Look at Ourselves and our Choices

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This is my first participation in the Barren Bitches Book Brigade. Thanks, Mel, for organizing it. Now in the interest of full disclosure I first tried to read this book some 18 months ago when&hellip

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Is it That Time Already??

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 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&hellip

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Infertility’s Long Reach

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I went for a jog this morning and as the music from my iPod provided something of a soundtrack I started thinking about infertility’s affect on those around me — how it has changed the&hellip

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