I promised a post to close out National Infertility Awareness Week today, especially since I ended up speaking at the 1st Gateway to Parenthood here in St. Louis. But, I’m exhausted. This week was more than I could have ever imagined. More work and more magic. I am still in complete awe of the shattered …

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  I’ve spent hours cultivating, cropping, downloading and searching for the photos shared in my #MoreThan1in8 project. I’ve seen your smiling faces over and over throughout these last few weeks. I’ve read your brave words along with those beautiful pictures as something took root inside of me. A family. A family I never wanted. A …

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For the last three weeks my inbox, social media platforms and the Ever Upward Facebook page have received the brave words and the beautiful pictures of almost 300 families breaking the silence of infertility. With every notification my heart skips a beat. With every word I read my body washes over with goosebumps. With every …

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When these words were shared as part of the #MoreThan1in8 project I knew I needed more from Meaghan over at My Beautiful Crazy. The motherhood dream hasn’t happened (and may not), but it isn’t the only one I’ve got; isn’t the one that makes me more valuable, more useful or more ME. Today I am …

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I don’t think there is any better way to honor ourselves, our story and our babies than to speak our truth and tell the world. And so, I am honored to share Jana’s story with you today as part of the #MoreThan1in8 project.. I met Jana through my publisher for Ever Upward, Morgan James Publishing. …

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There is nothing quite like getting the message from a reader thanking me for my work and my story. When that story includes how they were finally able to break their silence and tell their story to friends and family because of my words, it honestly helps me to solidify my purpose even more. I …

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Silent Sorority was the first book I ordered when searching for infertility books on Amazon five years ago. It was one of the only books I could find with a healthier message. It also inspired me to write Ever Upward to join Pamela in shouting our missions of difficult conversations and healthier messages into this world. …

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