Adventure Awaits – Our Travel Themed Baby Shower

I had a panic attack the morning of my baby shower. And not just a little one, but the full blown kind with chest pains, hyperventilating, sweating. All of it. Though a baby shower is basically a right of passage for any first time parents in America, I was extremely apprehensive about having one of my own. In fact, basically from the moment we knew … Continue reading Adventure Awaits – Our Travel Themed Baby Shower

Ten Things You Shouldn’t Say (or Do) to Your Infertile Friends

This is a post that I started writing on March 6, 2017. I recently found it in my drafts and decided to resuscitate it. So much has changed in our infertility journey since I started writing this 339 days ago: We had three more failed IUI procedures We went to Europe We started IVF We found out we only made two viable embryos We transferred … Continue reading Ten Things You Shouldn’t Say (or Do) to Your Infertile Friends

Healing

“Healing doesn’t mean the damage never existed. It means the damage no longer controls your life…….” Akshay Dubey  Things that were once really difficult for me seem to be getting easier lately.  For the first few years that we were trying to get pregnant, and especially once I was diagnosed with endometriosis and infertility, I had a really difficult time seeing pregnancy announcements. Don’t get … Continue reading Healing