A piece many may struggle to read, which is exactly why I wrote it and submitted it to HuffPost! Enjoy!  ~~~ Four years out from ending our own infertility journey and the difficult decisions of the infertility journey are still part of my daily life. In full disclosure, we ended our journey without the intended, hoped …

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In celebration of and to help build momentum for the April 7th bookstore launch of Ever Upward, I have been posting a guest post each week. These guest posts are written by my dear friends and biggest supporters of my work. I am so excited to introduce you all to their stories, their voices and …

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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…

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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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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