I am so thankful to Baby Hopeful for their feature on Ever Upward. If you just can’t wait for the October 1st release date, you can read the first 1000 words of Chapter 1~Conceiving Our Chosen Family here! Don’t forget to pre-order your book today! And, don’t forget to register for the book signing and launch party! So …

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Every day I choose to practice my recovery. Every day I choose to work on myself. Some days are good. Some not so good. Some days feel easier. Some more of a struggle. A pain in the ass? Yep! Worth it? Absolutely! Self compassion in recovery What I am finding is important in my recovery is to have self-compassion …

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Originally posted on Awaiting Autumn:
The infertility community is undoubtedly a web of inter-connectedness. Often, I don’t even realize how I discover new resources, practitioners, authors or blogs. I stumble upon them and a connection is born. This is exactly how I met Justine Brooks Froelker and began reading her blog Ever Upward. Justine shares…

August 25th, 1994 I had my first of two back surgeries, both of which left me in a body cast for 6 months following each surgery. Twenty years later these are the words I need to say to that part of who I am still to this today. The words to that scared 14 year …

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A deep knowing breath. The warmth of a soul scar healing just a bit more. A sense of truth, understanding and validation. This is just a tiny sense of what I felt when I read these words from Lindsey Henke in her Still Standing post. “But in my opinion a mother isn’t born when a child …

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The presale is live! Help us get an idea of demand by preordering your copy of Ever Upward: Overcoming the Lifelong Losses of Infertility to Own a Childfree Life. This will help us to order at the lowest price point from the printer and help in shipping costs (much needed in this self/entrepreneurial publishing deal). Ever Upward …

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