“The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.” ~ Anna Quindlen Since beginning this blog over a year ago, I have had the amazing opportunity to do a lot of travelling. I’ve always enjoyed exploring new places, and returning to my favorite cities, but this year the experiences were … Continue reading Moving on from Ariadne’s String: Infertility and Adventures
“The beautiful journey of today can only begin when we learn to let go of yesterday.” ~Dr. Steve Maraboli Deciding to start IVF was not the first step on our new journey. A lot of choices led to our decision. After some much needed vacation therapy in Europe this summer, IVF was the next logical step. … Continue reading Deciding on the Time to Begin IVF
“And suddenly you just know…it’s time to start something new and trust the magic of beginnings.” ~Meister Eckhart I can still remember, when I was quite young, standing in the grocery store and reading magazine covers that talked about this celebrity or that celebrity undergoing IVF to have a baby. I definitely didn’t know … Continue reading We Begin Again: Starting IVF
“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 … Continue reading Healing
“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 … Continue reading Endometriosis Diet: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Soy Free…Vegan?
“To travel is to live.” ~Hans Christian Andersen My husband and I have returned home from our amazing adventure in Europe. Well, truth be told, we came home almost a month ago, but out return was followed immediately by hurricane preparation, and eventually, evacuation. Thanks, Irma. When we came back to our house after our … Continue reading Infertility and Adventures: Visiting England, Scotland, and Ireland
“The way I see it, every life is a pile of good things and bad things. The good things don’t always soften the bad things, but vice versa, the bad things don’t always spoil the good things and make them unimportant.” ~Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor I know that I have not updated this blog … Continue reading The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly