Category Archives: Resilency

Memorial Day Thoughts

I personally have never experienced a miscarriage, but I know many who have.  I can’t imagine the heartache that you must feel, especially if you  fought  hard to conceive.  One couple I know went though IVF multiple times.  Each time … Continue reading

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Resilency

This is somewhat unrelated, but a story of resiliency.   My sister-in-law has downs syndrome.  She participates in a choir for individuals with disabilities.  Last night they had a fundraiser. I was looking at the faces of all the choir participants … Continue reading

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Anticipated Loss Makes It Easier – Or Does It?

I was talking with a woman who has struggled with infertility.  She has experienced a few miscarriages following infertility treatment.  She told me one of the things that struck her most is how people assumed that she should be okay … Continue reading

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Roll Of The Dice

One fear I think many women have entering fertility treatment is the possibility of multiples.  We hear all the stories about octomom in the headlines and don’t want to end up a mom with 8 babies all at once.  Parenthood … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day can trigger an emotional response that you had not predicted.  I have a message for those of you who wish to be parents, but thus far have not had success.  Do not think of Mother’s Day as a … Continue reading

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Fable of an Infertile Female: Day Off

You have the opportunity to take the day off from many things in life.  You can take a day off from work, cleaning house, eating healthy, exercise, taking a shower, socializing, answering your phone, checking email, and so on.  However, … Continue reading

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Fable of an Infertile Female: Sense of Self

When processing all the information that I received at the doctor’s office I became overwhelmed by the options we had, the difficulty of that decision, and my los of sense of self. When trying naturally I was so certain that … Continue reading

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