Tag Archives: infertility

Being mindful on Mother’s Day

This is the time of year most of us infertiles dread.  Mother’s Day and communions and confirmations.  The gatherings of a crowd of fertile people you may or may not be related to.  Think about this; In most crowds, you … Continue reading

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Rambling today

I had quit smoking. We did everything right with the shots and it still happened. Yeah, it still bothers me. Infertility doesn’t go away. I have learned how to deal with it better over the years and tears. The short … Continue reading

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Finding the Light part 2

The following year was a year of surgeries and following the advice of specialist after specialist, trying to fix everything that they told me was wrong with me. I had two more surgeries for endometriosis. Each one did make me … Continue reading

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What’s the next step?

So, what does one write about after they have their rainbow baby? That’s what a baby is called after one or more miscarriages, that’s the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, the one that makes it! I … Continue reading

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Finding the light, part 1

Change happens all the time. Mostly, it’s good. I’ve been in a sort of metamorphosis, but it’s taken 3 years. I will try to explain it. I’m still working on it. I’m also not 100% on what IT is. Three … Continue reading

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The Anniversary of Our Last Embryo’s Last Trip

Last week marked the anniversary of our last IVF, with immunosuppression!  Luckily for me, I’ve been very busy at my new job, to think about it for too long. When you’ve been through IVF and the emotional roller coaster those shots cause, you … Continue reading

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Braveness In Infertiliy

The first time I heard Sara Bariellos’ song BrBraveave, I was sitting in the waiting room of the reproductive specialist. I remember looking at the tv, while waiting to pick up our last embryo for it’s trip to Manhattan. I … Continue reading

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