Monthly Archives For May 2007

The Road Not Taken

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Today afforded me a surreal and unexpected appreciation and altogether different interpretation of one of my favorite poems, The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost.  Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I&hellip

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Going One Better Than Humpty Dumpty

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One of my favorite fantasies while we were trying to conceive was imagining my son or daughter snuggled up next to me on the sofa while we read and explored new stories. Oh, the nursery&hellip

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The Time Warp

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Everyone who finds themselves assigned to the Infertility Home Room dreams of the day they’ll graduate. News of our assignment turns our worlds upside down. The ignominy hits us hard. We wonder about the mysterious&hellip

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It’s Time to Remove the Stigma Associated with Infertility

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Kudos to our friends in Canada. In a move to raise awareness and pull infertility out of the closet, the Infertility Awareness Association of Canada has declared this coming week Canadian Infertility Awareness Week. The&hellip

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Who Am I and What Am I Going to Do Now?

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I’m following up on a meme tag from Sharah (thank you, Sharah, for the opportunity). The rules are as follows: first, I write a bit about who I am — eight things to be exact. &hellip

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Sitting Down in Support

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Are you sitting down? Good. Because you’ll really like this story (and the act of sitting is a symbolic one). When we arrived for dinner yesterday with our friends, the hostess had a news clipping&hellip

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A Dickensian Visit by the Ghosts of Mother’s Day Past, Present and Future

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I was going to avoid posting today for all of the obvious reasons, but as I lay in bed this morning trying hard not to remember that it was Mother’s Day, I found myself mulling&hellip

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Field Research: In Search of The Non-Moms

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We all define ourselves differently. Some of us become one with our occupations: doctor, lawyer, teacher or artist. Others define themselves by age, religion, location or political persuasion. Still others by relationships.  Whether intentional or&hellip

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How to Clear a Room: Mention Infertility

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I was at a conference this past week where one of the sessions concerned social media tools.  I was in the minority of people who raised a hand to the question, “who has a blog?”&hellip

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Deciding When Enough is Enough with IVF

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There are generally three categories of couples in the infertility world: those considering treatment; those actively engaged in treatment; and those who grudgingly realize that they’ve reached the end of the road and cease IVF&hellip

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