Tag Archives: hope and love

Happy Blogaversary to Our Last Embryo

Sunday, February 9th was officially my blogging anniversary (blogaversary?). Thank you to everyone who has been here by my side through one of the hardest years in my life. Writing about everything helped me a lot. It was very good … Continue reading

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Two years later

Two years ago we got the call from the Reproductive Endocrinologist that the IVF had worked and we were pregnant. We were so happy. We called our parents and family. Then we started making plans. I don’t remember another time … Continue reading

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My hopes, for now

Hope. What do I hope for now? Hope for a cure to many diseases, especially endometriosis, adenomyosis, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, diabetes, breast and ovarian cancer, all in the family. Hope for learning to love myself so that I may help others. … Continue reading

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Words

Words. Remember the old saying, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but names can never hurt me”? Yeah, what a crock! I’d rather be hit with a flying stick or stone! Words can hurt. Words can heal. Words can … Continue reading

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Breathing can be difficult

Today, I feel like I can’t breathe. Is it PTSD? Anxiety? The weather? The drugs? Heartburn? Broken heart? It’s probably all of the above. Every now and then, I get a little pang in my chest. It feels heavy today, … Continue reading

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For a fraction of time, written by a friend

I received a wonderful note today on my Facebook page, from a dear college friend. With her permission, I am posting it here. It touched my heart so much this morning. She reached out to give me support and a … Continue reading

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Too much thinking?

In a way, I don’t want to share with everyone what the test results are. I know, why wouldn’t I? After all, everyone’s reading to find out whether it not it worked. Hey, here’s the thing, it’s worked both times … Continue reading

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