Tuesday, Josh and I met with a fertility specialist. We have been trying for a year and are officially categorized as "infertile." This doesn't mean that we will never be able to have children, it just means we can't do it the "good ole' fashioned way" or how they teach you when you're… Continue reading 1 Year Later….
One of the many hard things about struggling with infertility is feeling lonely. It's already hard to deal with the fact that having a baby will be difficult or even impossible, but when you put loneliness on top of it all, it's downright maddening. It is not a surprise that those struggling with infertility also… Continue reading 5 Ways to Support Your Friend Struggling With Infertility
Most of you are dying to know. It's not something that is talked about like it should be so I understand that a lot of people that I talk to about my infertility don't know what PCOS stands for. "Kat, I don't mean to sound ignorant but what is PCOS?" This question makes me smile… Continue reading What The Hell is PCOS?!
A year ago, I didn't understand what it was like to struggle with infertility. Looking back now, I think I was even a little cynical. My entire life I knew I wanted to be a mom. At two years old I was carrying around my baby dolls everywhere I went. At 7 I was playing… Continue reading I Didn’t Know What it Felt Like.
I'm usually an open book. I don't shy away from talking about my depression, anxiety, eating disorder, and such. But this is different. I want to address something that is so often pushed under the rug. Something that I was so ashamed of. Infertility What is infertility? The definition of infertility is "the inability… Continue reading The Shame of Infertility