Helpless…

“Helplessness is such a rotten feeling. There’s nothing you can do about it. Being helpless is like being paralyzed. It’s sickness. The cure calls for a monumental effort to stand up and start walking somewhere, anywhere. But that takes some doing.” ~Chuck Barris   I started my period today.  I’m not okay.  We had our second round of IUI two weeks ago, and I had … Continue reading Helpless…

Our Infertility Story: The Specialist

“I’m through accepting limits ’cause someone says they’re so Some things I cannot change But till I try, I’ll never know!” ~Wicked: Stephen Schwartz   After a tumultuous first year of TTC, my husband and I were referred to a fertility specialist. I was excited to be moving on with the process, especially since this was one of the few variables of this journey that … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: The Specialist

Our Infertility Story: The Beginning

“I am half agony, half hope.” ~Jane Austen  My husband and I were married in late 2012, after having been together for several years. We had a relatively short engagement, because we already felt that our life together had started. We enjoyed a couple of years as husband and wife, and honestly felt happier and more in love than ever. Less than a year into … Continue reading Our Infertility Story: The Beginning