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 for 6 Sharing Challenge

It has been six months since I published my first blog post and made Living in the Wait public. Lives from around the world (over 40 different countries have visited the site) are being impacted and encouragement, resources and support are being shared for those dealing with infertility or other seasons of waiting. Life-changing work is…

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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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Trust the Sparks

I recently started the devotional 100 Days to Brave by Annie F. Downs. All the messages are applicable, but certain days really stood out. For me, it was Day 11 titled “Your Mind,” and it was a simple statement Annie shared, It’s taken time for me to notice the spark, but since starting our infertility…

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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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What Time is It?

Galatians 6:9 NIV – Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. I am excited to share this verse with you because it is the seed I chose to plant in my life. You can learn more about this…

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Farmer’s Daughter Part 3

To recap, in Farmer’s Daughter Part 2, we talked about the importance of choosing the right seeds and the thoughts they grow in our hearts and minds. Now that we have our seeds picked out, let’s get to planting so we can watch them grow! Where to Plant Where a farmer plants is just as important…

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Farmer’s Daughter Part 2

Last week, Farmer’s Daughter Part 1, I talked about the many similarities between farming and our lives; specifically waiting and the process it takes. With that foundation laid, it’s time to move to the next step of picking of our seeds. It Starts with a Seed Before my dad can get into the field to…

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