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About our last embryo

I have been diagnosed with Endometriosis, Adenomyosis and Hashimoto's Thyroiditis. I've had Lyme, Bell's Palsy and the Shingles before I was 25. I've done IVF, with and without immunosuppression and FET. I have had two miscarriages. I am married to my best friend and I am Infertile. Through these struggles, I had to unlearn and relearn many things, through spirituality and alternative healing modalities, I have begun the process of becoming who I am supposed to be. A healer.

Fast forward?

OMG, I have no idea where to begin. There’s been a whole lot that’s happened in this lady’s life in the last 3-4 years! Where to start? Or recap? Do I get it all in here? I left my marriage … Continue reading

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It’s been a good 4 years

I’ve really had no major medical complaints over the last few years. Sure, my thyroids been off, I’ve been very anemic, heavy periods but not too many cramps. Let me repeat that…not too many cramps. Yes, my last surgery and … Continue reading

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I know pain

Someone I cared about recently said to me, “you wouldn’t understand(his pain), you weren’t married for 22 years and had that ripped away from you all of a sudden.”  He’s right. I probably will never know how that feels. I … Continue reading

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My little Christmas miracle 

For years I used to say I didn’t enjoy being with parents around the holidays. Mostly because I couldn’t have my own children. Then it was too hard to see them all so happy. It was me. I was telling … Continue reading

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Life Has Changed

You know, my happy ending is so much different than what I thought I wanted.  I have changed so much from that woman who wanted to have a baby. All I thought about what getting pregnant and having a family … Continue reading

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I can’t believe you guys are still reading my blog. What started so many years ago as a way to let others know about the struggles of invisible illnesses, mainly Endo and infertility.  I wish I had a happy ending … Continue reading

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Endo awareness month is flying by!

Wow, the 15th already! In celebration of endometriosis awareness, aunt flow arrived yesterday! Interestingly, tomorrow, I have an appointment with a surgeon to discuss a hysterectomy in the near future.  I’m almost 43, have lost two pregnancies and have a … Continue reading

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Endo and reiki=relief

I had my first endometrioma (cyst) removed via laparoscopic surgery in 2010, I had no idea it was the first of seven surgeries I’d have for a condition called endometriosis.  It changed my entire life. First, it made me feel … Continue reading

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March 2016 Endometriosis Awareness Month 

Here we go again! I really want to say that I’m going to write a blog post every day, but that’s not realistic for me. I’ve kind of been missing in action on this blog. It’s not really intentional.  I … Continue reading

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Is it back? Or am I old?

I’m so grateful for everything in my life right now. I hate to complain, but here it comes: my hip and leg hurts sooooo much. The pain kept me awake and nothing was helping. I don’t know if this is … Continue reading

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