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?
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
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 things I admire about men is their ability to just not give a crap. I'm not saying that ALL men don't care about their appearance, because I've seen ALOT of them who are way more put together than I am. But for most of the ones I know, thinking about their "figure"… Continue reading The Self Love Project
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??