Noticed on Mother’s Day

I see you. Head cast down with slumped and shaking shoulders. Every emotion known to mankind written on your beautiful face. I feel your heartache, frustration and disappointment. I feel your tears and wish nothing more for them to be tears of joy. I feel all the hopelessness and anger bubbling beneath the surface. I…

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National Infertility Awareness Week

When I started thinking about National Infertility Awareness Week, this phrase came to mind, “SomeoNe Is Always Waiting”. This simple statement packs a powerful punch and to me, is synonymous with the purpose of this week. With 1 in 8 couples struggling to conceive, it means there are many people waiting… Waiting for: Doctor appointments…

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Infertility is…

Doing all the “right” things, but not getting results A monthly punch in the gut when your period comes Lonely Extremely frustrating Changing me to be more transparent and vulnerable Difficult on a marriage, family and friends Waiting… and waiting… and waiting… and waiting… A roller coaster of emotions hoping and praying this is the…

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Knowing Which Way to Go

I have struggled to make decisions my entire life. When I was not sure what to do about something, others would say, “Follow your heart” and my reply would be, “I can’t hear my heart.” I have done rock, paper, scissors over the phone with my mom to make decisions. You get the idea; I…

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