Infertility

Why We Won’t “Just Adopt.”

I first want to disclaim that I think adoption is one of the most beautiful things ever. EVER. I have friends and family that have been blessed with adoption and it truly is remarkable. However, I cannot stand the phrase "just adopt." It makes my blood boil.  First, if you think about asking the question… Continue reading Why We Won’t “Just Adopt.”

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You’re Allowed to be Happy

We spent this Thanksgiving in New Hampshire with my husband's family. It was wonderful! It was big and loud and full of laughter; just how Thanksgiving should be. As I sat, surrounded by family and friends my heart felt like it was going to burst! I felt genuinely happy. After we stuffed ourselves with turkey… Continue reading You’re Allowed to be Happy

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18 Months Later

I decided to post my first YouTube Video for this post.  Here I talk about Josh and I meeting the 18 month mark of our infertility journey and the most important thing that has happened to me since the beginning. I debated on what I could talk about and the one thing that stuck out… Continue reading 18 Months Later

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When to Ask For Help

In the beginning, I was positive. Well, for the most part I was positive. Obviously, when I was diagnosed with PCOS I was sad. I cried a lot, but for the most part I felt positive. I started this blog and began talking about it. Talking about it helped. It validated my feelings. Then a… Continue reading When to Ask For Help

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My Foundation Routine For Hormonal Acne

One of the symptoms of PCOS is adult acne. This is because of the hormonal imbalance going on in the body. For me, I have a high level of testosterone which makes it not only difficult to lose weight, but difficult to have a clear face. This obviously makes me feel less feminine. However, one… Continue reading My Foundation Routine For Hormonal Acne

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Fluff Break

I’m a nerd. A HUGE NERD. Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Supernatural…those are my peeps. Fluff is a term in the fanfiction world that basically means sweet, little plot, no angst, etc.  So today I am taking a fluff break from all the anger, grief, and sadness of infertility. Today I'm going to talk about… Continue reading Fluff Break

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When Things Don’t Go As Planned…

For the first time in a couple of months, I'm actually feeling like myself. If you struggle with infertility, you know exactly what I'm talking about.  There are times when you feel so disconnected from your body, that you don't even recognize yourself. I recently learned that when you are going through hormone treatments your… Continue reading When Things Don’t Go As Planned…