Mother’s Day 2020: A Day to Remember and Celebrate

Mother’s Day 2020 I Remember I remember wanting to celebrate this day so badly, yet not being able to get pregnant I remember the overwhelm I remember every tear I remember feeling so alone I remember being so mad at God I remember the hard to breathe kind of heartache I remember the uncertainty I…

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National Infertility Awareness Week 2020

While I’m not currently navigating infertility, it doesn’t change how important National Infertility Awareness Week is to me. Infertility will always be a part of my story. Therefore, I want to continue raising awareness and having discussions to help others navigate infertility. This year’s theme is #myinfertilitystory. Did you know that 1 in 8 couples…

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Two Year Blog Anniversary

Year two of Living in the Wait looked much different than I expected but my oh my, was it special. That’s because after 3+ years of infertility, we welcomed our baby girl, Crosbee, May of 2019. I took more time away from this community than I wanted or planned after her arrival, but I’m still…

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3 Words to Summarize 2019

I’ve always enjoyed words; their definitions, the power they have to describe our feelings, their ability to encourage others and change lives. In 2018, I closed out the year by sharing three words that described it and found it fitting to continue the tradition for 2019! Unexpected This is a topic I’ve talked about before and…

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The Value in Taking Time Off

Last week was my first week back at work after being away and completely unplugged for 12 weeks. As I was preparing for maternity leave, I remember thinking how much I was looking forward to taking time off from work so I only had one thing to think about, our daughter. While taking care of…

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The Wait List – Laura

What one thing were you waiting for? As long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a mom. About a year after my husband and I were married we started trying to conceive a child. He was 30 and I 28 years old, so we were anxious to get pregnant quickly. But one month…

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Why I Had to Ask: Is Infertility from God?

There are many messages I write that I’m undoubtedly nervous to share with you. They are transparent and extremely vulnerable and today’s post is exactly that. I wrote this almost a year ago, afraid of sharing, until now. Early in our infertility journey, I was angry at my circumstances, loss of dreams and yes, God.…

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Will You Walk By Faith?

I recently went on a short road trip and decided to dust off my massive cd wallet from when I was in college. Anyone else remember what those are? I picked one of my favorite musicians to listen to and had his song, “Walk by Faith” on repeat.   The first Jeremy Camp concert I…

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National Infertility Awareness Week 2019

Last year was my first year being involved with National Infertility Awareness Week. Up until that point, I’d never heard of it and certainly didn’t think I’d be a part of it. I’ve participated in many other awareness weeks to support family and friends, but never because I myself was also going through it. When…

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The Wait List – Amanda

What one thing were you waiting for? My husband, Michael and I met in 2013. We hit it off immediately on our first date, and knew we would be inseparable from that day on. We married in October of 2015 under the sunny Texas skies. Michael and I both value family and knew from the…

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