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?
So, I've been kind of missing in action the last two weeks. I truly apologize for that. Life seems to be hectic lately. With classes in full swing, temporary changes at work, things going wrong around the house (holy leaky pipe filling our basement with water), and the fact that my wedding is now a… Continue reading MIA
So I stumbled upon this new thing the other day on Twitter that one of my fellow Cysters posted. It was an article called #saytheFword. I of course had to check it out, because I swear like a sailor and the "F" word is one of my favorite sentence enhancers. I was pleasantly surprised the… Continue reading #saytheFword
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)
I am so very honored and excited to have been considered for the Awesome Blogger Award! Writing has been such an awesome outlet for me, and to know that others appreciate my posts makes it all that more special! I was nominated by the lovely Kathryn over at Let's Talk Depression . She is such an honest… Continue reading The Awesome Blogger Award
The first recipe I am going to share with my Cysters is something I have been making for SO long, that I actually have no clue where I got the idea from. This is a simple meal that I throw together when I'm in a time crunch. The best part is that I get EIGHT… Continue reading January PCOS Recipe: Zucchini and Ground Turkey Bake
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?
Today, November 29th, marks one whole year since my soon-to-be hubby proposed to me (like a total princess, may I add). It also is just one day short of 7 months until we say our "I do's." The whole thing is SO exciting, and yet SO scary all at the same time. It seems like… Continue reading Love stories and wedding planning
We all know that no one can really explain the underlying cause of PCOS. For most of us Cysters, it just kind of happened. Out of no where. My first sign that something was out of the ordinary was the weight gain, and then came the lack of periods (which can be caused by weight… Continue reading PCOS Pondering
The big wedding day is just a little over 7 months away (holy crap where did the time go?!). I wish I could say I was right where I want to be health/weight wise, but I definitely am not. And I am assuming that since the last 11.5 months went by so fast, I can… Continue reading Sweating for the Wedding Challenge