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 house had a seashell room. The entire ceiling of a bedroom was decorated with a mosaic of seashells and mirrors. Picture frames made of shells. Lamps filled with more shells. Glass tabletops filled with even more shells. Then we found the moldy boxes full of seashells, at least four of them, buried in the basement. They …

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My interview with Lisa at Amateur Nester is an excellent sneak peek into my book, Ever Upward. A huge, wholehearted thank to Lisa. Thank you for being a friend in this big amazing world of infertility blogging. Thank you for being a fellow warrior in sharing my message. Thank you for being you!. To read the …

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Ever Upward is growing. My world is expanding. My recovery is strengthening. Which also means my shamed silence is triggered more often. Even though my shame resilience has grown as a result of my practicing recovery. As I meet more and more people in the infertility world, blogging or otherwise, I am finding myself comparing …

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The growing momentum of Ever Upward. My continued ownership of my whole story. The continuing opportunities to share this ownership. All leading me to more and more clarity with which I am seeing, feeling and growing this light inside of me. My essential truth. Which I hope can become part of many of our essential truths; …

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Sometimes our scarred imperfections are super visible. Sometimes our scarred imperfections define all of us and our whole story. But, sometimes our scarred imperfections are only visible upon a closer look. And, it is only with this closer look that we truly see and embrace the whole. After surviving infertility and accepting our childfree lives Chad …

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