Sometimes our loved ones do not have what we need, or perhaps, what we deserve. Our work is in accepting their limitations, loving them anyways and setting boundaries if need be. Stop going to an empty well expecting there to be water. But, also do not be the person who stops going to the well …

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The planting season. For the last 6 months I have been working nonstop to get Ever Upward noticed, read, reviewed, Tweeted, Facebooked and loved. I have also been trying to maintain my sanity, marriage and relationships. I have also been trying to not go broke while pushing out my debut book without a big publishing house behind …

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I started the week off with the lingering panic of failure that had crept in last week. My, oh shit people could actually read this book and hate it and judge it; hate and judge me, feeling from several weeks ago shifted last week. This fear of judgment morphed into the panic of failure. The …

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Originally posted on bloomingspiders:
Some time ago, fellow blogger and sister-in-loss, Justine Froelker, reached out and asked me to review a chapter of her upcoming book, Ever Upward: Overcoming the Lifelong Losses of Infertility to Own a Childfree Life. I’ll admit I was hesitant, since reading and somehow “grading” a person’s heart notes can be…

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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Originally posted on A Few Pieces Missing From Normalcy – An Infertile Man's Perspective:
I’ve had the honor and privilege of connecting with so many wonderful people in the infertility community.  One of those great people is Justine Froelker.   I connected with her a few months back through this blog.  Justine is an infertility…