So first off.. the title says it all. I have really been sucking at this whole dieting/weight loss thing. I would much rather eat an entire bag of coffee flavored M&M's. And I have. Several times. I'm feeling a lot like my Ginger cat Dougie looks in that picture (no body shaming Dougie, Mamma loves… Continue reading Feelin’ like a busted can of biscuits
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??
So those of us who have PCOS (or know someone who does) are probably aware of the struggle with losing weight. Granted not all women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome have issues with obesity, but a large portion does (pun intended). After gaining 75 lbs within one year, I started to feel like a hopeless hippo.… Continue reading Goodbye, PCOS crutch!
What is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome you ask? A pain in the ass, that's what it is. On a more serious/less hate filled note, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal disorder most common among women of reproductive age. It wreaks all kinds of havoc on allll kinds of fun stuff. The most common side effects,… Continue reading PCOS in a Nutshell
Infertile. A word that could be described as off-limits, or even taboo in a conversation. A word that for some hurts to say out loud, or even to type. A word that can change every plan that you had made for yourself and your future. A word that I never thought I would have to… Continue reading Spilling the “Infertility” Beans