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 31st, 2012 The day we dreamed our first child (or children, as we transferred two embryos) were to be born. We would have hoped to welcome one or two babies into the world around this time. But they were never our babies to have on this side of eternity. I was never meant to …

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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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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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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…