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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Journaling through a tough time….

Journaling through a tough time….

When I was a teen I had notebooks filled with my life’s escapades.  Little did I know how powerful it was to write down your thoughts, dreams and emotions. Fast forward a few decades and I have picked the practice up again thanks to some major bumps in the road and...

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Mother’s Day is NOT a Real Holiday!

Mother’s Day is NOT a Real Holiday!

So I did a thing yesterday.... I sent out an update to my followers telling them that Mother’s Day isn’t a real holiday.  As a result, I caught a little bit of slack for it. Let me explain. I honor the infertility community and my heart lays with them as we approach...

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My Infertility Journey

My Infertility Journey

Hey guys, I'm Caryn Rich   I help woman navigate though the infertility journey with love, a little bit of humor and a whole lot of grace. I felt like it was important to explain why I chose this path and how I got here. I dreamt of being a mother from the time...

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