Monthly Archives For September 2007

Positioning: Finding Your Personal Identity As An “Infertile”

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In 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,&hellip

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Is It Possible to Feel Two Conflicting Emotions at the Same Time?

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More than once in my life I’ve thought my brain would be a great specimen for a Discovery Health episode. It’s not that I think my brain is all that and a bag of chips.&hellip

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Infertility’s Common Thread

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You can’t see my expression, but I’m smiling as I type. This isn’t the painted on smile I usually rely on. (You know the smile we use to pretend we’re happy when in reality we’re&hellip

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The First Step To a New Beginning

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I awoke at 5:00 am today feeling at peace. That in and of itself is a major breakthrough (the peace part, not the waking up early part). You see, for the past few years I’ve&hellip

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The Magnificent Seven? Hardly!

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On the off chance you haven’t had enough of me, May has tagged me to provide seven habits/quirks/facts about myself. Without further ado, and in no particular order: 1) I am solar powered and have&hellip

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Lessons (So Far) On The Often Lonely, Maddening Infertility Journey

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Here we are: post 100. Pull up a chair, get a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, and join me for a look back. 100? I’m, well, a bit stunned. Seven months and counting since&hellip

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The Positioning Exercise

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Some could argue that in writing this Coming2Terms blog, I risk wholly or primarily defining myself as an “infertile woman.” My response is that society already does that work for us “infertiles.”  We never had a&hellip

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On The Couch

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After my minor setback this week I decided to throw myself on the couch. Dr. PJ (my pragmatic head) will have a session with Pamela Jeanne (my unpredictable heart). Dr. PJ: You were making so&hellip

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KARMA

Karma Is As Karma Does

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My guard was down otherwise how could such an ordinary email catch me sideways? Here I was thinking I’d evolved, gotten the upper hand in this whole heart vs. head infertility battle. What did I&hellip

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What Would You Do?

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Now this may be hard to believe after reading my posts, but I don’t actually think about infertility 24×7.  While infertility has significantly shaped the course of my life and how I relate to people, I try very&hellip

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