8 Ways to Be Your Own Advocate – Part 2

Today, let’s get tactical + practical about advocating to make it happen in your own life. I included eight points I’ve learned along the way, but know there are many others. This list is not exclusive, so what else would you add? Get caught up by reading – Why’s It’s Important to Be Your Own Advocate –…

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Why It’s Important to Be Your Own Advocate – Part 1

This may sound inaccurate but YOU DO have some control on this wild ride called life. While I understand there are many things in life we can’t do anything about, we do have the power to make choices and learn things to help us on this journey.  It really comes down to one word: Advocate. …

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Medical Update

I know I have not talked about the medical part of our journey very much, but a few weeks ago we had another doctor appointment and the timing felt right to share more. My hope is that it will help others dealing with infertility, especially unexplained, and provide valuable information. So much of what I’ve…

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6 Month Bloggerversary

This month is a big milestone for Living in the Wait. Six months ago, I published my first blog post, and made our story of infertility and waiting officially public. WHAT? So much has happened since then and I want to thank you, from the bottom of my heart, for choosing to join me on…

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Brave Dreams of Being a Mom

Even though we are in the middle of our infertility journey, I still want to dream of being a mom. Maybe that sounds weird to say, but I haven’t really done this. For so long, infertility took away my desire to dream. Probably because I’m so consumed with trying to figure out how we can…

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Simple Talk for Difficult Situations

This post may not seem applicable to your life but stick with me. Maybe you aren’t going through a difficult time, but I guarantee you know someone, who knows someone, that needs this, and you can be their messenger. Why is this important? Difficult situations are not to be ignored. That’s when our friends, family,…

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The Wait List – Nikita

The Wait List features guest posts from people just like you and me, all sharing a coming thread of you guessed it, waiting. No one wants to be on the wait list, but through these features, I hope you find encouragement and see all the miraculous ways God works through us during that time. If you…

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Dense Fog Ahead

We were climbing Mount Pisgah in Eugene, OR. We started our hike early in the morning to get in as many miles as we could. At the base of the mountain, it was overcast, but clear. About halfway up, we started to notice some dense fog. We didn’t know if the clouds would clear once…

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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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The Wait List – Jenna

The Wait List features guest posts from people just like you and me, all sharing a coming thread of you guessed it, waiting. No one wants to be on the wait list, but through these features, I hope you find encouragement and see all the miraculous ways God works through us during that time. If you…

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