Another reason to love Elizabeth Warren

From Endo What, Sen Warren and Sen Orrin Hatch are raising awareness about endometriosis. It's about damn time. I didn't know I had endometriosis until after 2 surgeries, 2 removed organs, 2 failed fertility treatments. Imagine if endometriosis could be diagnosed and treated before it had wreaked havoc on my internal organs. All the pain [...]

When it seems like everyone else can get pregnant

I went to Ireland in May for an artists' retreat. It was incredible, inspiring, healing, affirmative. I'm a nomad at heart who's happy to return to routine for a few months and then hit the road again. I made peace with my body while I stood at the edge of the sea and accepted that [...]

That one time I thought I was pregnant – my fertility story, part 2

I believe I had what I now know as a chemical pregnancy in 2008. For the first time in my life when I took a pregnancy test it came back as positive. I was married to my first husband still. I had recently turned 30. When I went in to the bedroom to tell him, [...]

Taking it way back: my fertility story – part 1

I assumed that motherhood would be there for me when I was ready for it. When my first husband and I were dating, he asked me if I wanted kids. It was early December. We were 19 years old, sitting in the parking lot of my college dorm, in his Jeep that wasn't fit for [...]