I know I have shared the literal definition of Infertility several times. Infertility is described as the inability to conceive children after one year of having unprotected intercourse. There is so much more to being infertile than what is shared in that one simple sentence. There is sadness, heartache, debt, emptiness. That one sentence doesn't… Continue reading What is Infertility?
When you're desperate to get pregnant, you're desperate to get pregnant. You will buy, try, partake, in just about ANYTHING that gives you the slightest amount of hope. Hope that will end with a plus sign on a pee stick. So, I've decided to throw together a list of common things that I see in… Continue reading (Crazy) Crap we do while trying to conceive (TTC)
It has been discovered that there is more than one type of PCOS. According to recent studies there are 5, to be exact. Not only is this exciting news because Scientists and Doctors are making advancement in the understanding of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, but because they have finally realized that it is a HUGE issue… Continue reading PCOS… Which type are you?
Holidays are meant to be a time for cheer. Time to be spent with your family and loved ones. To have large gatherings where you celebrate everything you are grateful for, and all that you have accomplished in the previous year. It's a time to set goals for your future, and to show appreciation for… Continue reading Infertility and the Holiday Season
Every day, somewhere far, far, away, the storks are busy working. They perform lots of tests, and try their best, to do the most superb version of "Storking". You see, happy couples all over the world, have asked for the blessing of family. And at the end of the day, maybe, just maybe, the storks… Continue reading The Lost Stork
Disclaimer.. this very well may turn into a rant.... Like most things in life, if you don't have genuine experiences with something, you're probably not going to know a whole lot about it. Same went for me about Infertility before I was diagnosed. I had heard of it, and I knew what it was, but… Continue reading Infertility & Insurance, or Lack Thereof
So I'm going to be real with everyone today. I make light of the infertility battle as much as I can because I believe it is what keeps me sane. And honestly, so far, this blogging thing has become a really great outlet for me to vent my feelings. But some days it genuinely feels… Continue reading Pity Party for One.
Most women struggling with infertility are more than familiar with Clomid, and less than excited to try it. These little white pills have a really bad rap, and for some it has totally earned it. For all of the ladies just starting your journey, (or the poor significant other that will have to deal with… Continue reading What to expect while taking CLOMID.
As I've mentioned in previous posts, I believe that being the support for someone struggling with infertility can be a battle of its own. Like anything else, if you haven't been through the situation yourself it can be difficult to fully understand or sympathize with. So I have put together a small list of things… Continue reading 7 Things people struggling with Infertility want you to know.
One of the main reasons I decided to start this blog was to educate. I feel like it is important not only for the women who are going through it, but also the people who aren't. Being the individual that is supposed to be our support system can be as stressful as actually going through… Continue reading Hysterosalpingogram… Whhha??