Endometriosis Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free…Vegan?

“Health is not valued until sickness comes.” ~Thomas Fuller I’ve recently started learning quite a bit more about nutrition, especially as it pertains to endometriosis and infertility. While learning about meal plans to boost fertility, I had read, and been told on many occasions that the Mediterranean Diet was the way to go, because it increased nutrients from vegetables, and boosted Omega 3’s and other … Continue reading Endometriosis Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free…Vegan?

Fun with Feelings 

She wasn’t bitter. She was sad, though. But it was a hopeful kind of sad. The kind of sad that just takes time.  ~ Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower I finished my last dose of letrozole Friday night, and I can now fully appreciate how nice the last few months have been.  I don’t really care for the way the hormones make … Continue reading Fun with Feelings 

Here We Go Again…

“Your dream doesn’t have an expiration date. Take a deep breathe, and then try again…” ~KT Witten    I started my period on Wednesday, and despite the fact that my periods are still incredibly painful, it was the first time I was happy to see it arrive in years.  This period is a good one. This period means I had started my third cycle since … Continue reading Here We Go Again…

Christmas Traditions for Our Future Children

“Christmas is a day of meaning and traditions, a special day spent in the warm circle of family and friends.” ~Margaret Thatcher My husband and I have a holiday tradition when it comes to Christmas dinner. This is a tradition that was slowly developed over time, and that manifested in a very organic way. This is not a tradition that either of us brought with us … Continue reading Christmas Traditions for Our Future Children