Losing yourself while going through IVF

Losing yourself while going through IVF

This is really hard for me to admit, but I lost myself during my 5 year journey through infertility.  I started out with the best of intentions, give our 1 year old a sibling. Since we had quick success our first time, I naively thought we would have the same luck for baby number 2.  

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2020 is going to be your year!

2020 is going to be your year!

2020 is your year!! First off, I am so proud of you for getting through the holidays.  No easy feat for sure but you did it! As we are about to approach a new decade I challenge you to know what you want to feel more of and what things you would never want experience...

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The ABC’s of Infertility

The ABC’s of Infertility

Having to go through the infertility journey is hard enough but having to learn a whole new language is maddening!  Not only do you have to learn how to cope in ways you never imagined you need to learn a whole new language of abbreviations that are constantly used.  Sometimes it can sound so foreign, that I thought it might be helpful to compile an alphabetical list to help a sista out. Let me know if I missed any and feel free to share.  

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Life is happening FOR you NOT to you!

Life is happening FOR you NOT to you!

If you are human (which I assume you are) - you have at some point looked to the heavens and said “WHY ME”?   I think it’s perfectly normal for you to get angry and sad when you are going through something hard, like infertility, to lose sight of your journey...

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Find your Tribe!

Find your Tribe!

Going through the infertility journey is hard – very hard and surrounding yourself with the right kind of people is essential!  There may be times that you want to pull away and a true friend will understand this and give you the space you need. It is perfectly normal to feel sad when your BFF gets pregnant after her first try while you have been trying for so much longer.  A true loving and supportive friend will understand.

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The Costs of Infertility Treatments….

The Costs of Infertility Treatments….

Let’s talk about the insane amount of money we need to slap down for infertility treatments. Many of us who have to go through infertility do not have health insurance that covers treatment and that just sucks.  Even worse than not having coverage is not knowing you have coverage!

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Have you had your Thyroid Checked?

Have you had your Thyroid Checked?

Did you know that having an abnormally high or low thyroid can cause you miscarry? One of the first things that I tell my clients to do is have a blood test to check their Thyroid levels. It's super easy to do and can tell you so much about why your having trouble...

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