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 [...]

Don’t know where we’re going, but we’ll know when we get there

Last night my husband was cleaning out his contacts in his phone. He came across our RE's number and said, "Well, I guess I can take him out of my phone now." This startling truth and a moment of letting go for him. That chapter is closed. I haven't been able to remove his number [...]

Infertility art show!

What an A. MAZ. ING. weekend this was!! Friday night I set up the show with the help of a new friend, a professional artist who offered to help.  I learned a lot as a newbie to this. And I was amazed at the serendipity and grace of how the amount of paintings, their themes [...]