The invisibility of infertility is part of my normal. As I have written, I never expected to feel invisible during my own community’s awareness week though. Couple that with this piece by Lisa over at Life Without Baby and reading Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos’s latest e-book Finally Heard (which I HIGHLY recommend) and it all has me thinking  and feeling quite a …

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Acceptance and the art of letting go are some of life’s trickiest sons of bitches. They are topics I often work on with clients and I, myself, practice daily. They also seem to be some of the most difficult hurdles in the infertility journey. The acceptance of my childfree, yet childfull, life does not mean …

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Since my 30th birthday I’ve made a very conscious effort to spend time on my birthdays to really reflect on the last year. How much has changed? The struggles. The joys. The growth. And, today as I turn 35 I look back at the past year in pure, wholehearted awe. I have laughed more, cried more and …

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They turned up the lights after one song. We usually sing four amazing rock band like songs which is one of the many reasons I love our church. Then I remembered seeing the reserved seats walking in, “Reserved for families of children dedication”. Shit. Oh, shit. Today is the children’s dedication at church. Okay, I …

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A survey to… gather information. give the shamed silenced a voice. start and continue an important conversation in our world. educate. continue the love of ever upward. For the possibilities of defining, speaking, educating and embracing fertility compassion. So far the results are incredible and heartbreaking and important and my light. To which I am …

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I am scared to death to even ask for help. But, I am even more scared that it won’t work. So, I am going to practice my bravery and put it all out there anyway. After incurring the costs, emotionally and financially (especially financially in this case) of IVF and getting this book published, we …

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