Infertility

On a Break

There is this saying that you can't pour from an empty cup. In the past couple of weeks, that saying has stuck with me. After a year and a half of fertility drugs, one miscarriage, and a failed IUI attempt we decided that we are taking a break. I had been thinking about this for… Continue reading On a Break

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You’re Allowed to be Sad

I have found that in the infertility community, people can be NASTY. Not nasty in a gross way, but nasty in a mean and hateful way. There is this unspoken bar that is set that the longer someone else is infertile, the less validated you are in your sadness. I found this out when I… Continue reading You’re Allowed to be Sad

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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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What Infertility Has Taught Me

Yesterday was the last day of infertility awareness week. If you follow me on instagram, you have seen my multitude of posts. This year's theme was "flip the script" which aligns with the purpose of my blog beautifully.  I so badly wanted to post a video to describe my final thoughts on infertility awareness week,… Continue reading What Infertility Has Taught Me

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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…

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How to Survive Fertility Treatments

    Fertility treatments are the worst. Literally the worst thing ever. Taking fertility medication makes you feel like you are pregnant 24/7 yet your womb is empty. It is physically, emotionally, and mentally draining. Let me describe to you what a typical day during treatment is like.   *Disclaimer* Treatment is different for everyone.… Continue reading How to Survive Fertility Treatments