Dear “Pregnant Mom at Preschool” — 3 Years Later, (a follow up to, *you guessed it* “To You, Pregnant Mom at Preschool”) Today, I am proud to call you my friend. Your pregnancy was an eye opener for me, before I even knew you. Now, this little girl is more than just a “baby on […]Read More To You, “Pregnant Mom at Preschool”–3 Years Later
Frozen embryos: a topic I swore I wouldn’t discuss. It is one of those topics that I feel is personal and controversial. Today, I am holding my breath and diving in, head first. We have 5 frozen embryos. In my mind, they are potential babies. Given the chance, they could become little people. My little […]Read More A Moral Dilema
When infertility infiltrated my life, I was lost. It was lonely, isolating, and dream crushing. I felt this way until I had Liliana (now 5). After she was born, a lot of the feelings of infertility remained, but a big portion of the heartbreak was gone. After years of struggling, I finally found my “place”. […]Read More The Importance of Normalcy with Infertility
When I began this blog, it was to document our infertility story. Somehow, our story ended up taking these crazy twists and turns. Having an outlet has been a blessing for me. While I questioned the place in our blog for testicular cancer or heart defects, I decided that they belong here. They are a […]Read More More Than.
We prayed for you. We went through IVF, an FET, and asked others to pray for you to join our family. Finally, you were real. When you were born, we had a short 24 hours before they swooped you off and took you to an entirely different hospital. Your sister and I were left to […]Read More To My Izabel…
On January 4th, our lives changed forever. First came Violet. Next came Izabel. Perfect little girls. You have followed along. You have prayed for our family. Finally, we can say our little girls are here and they are loved beyond words by so many people. Thank you! On January 5th, things took an unexpected turn […]Read More The Girls Have Arrived
As a blogger about infertility, I have covered a lot of topics, all while struggling to become pregnant. Now, I’m pregnant. Twins. I pulled back a bit, because here I am, infertile but pregnant. If you’ve been there, you might agree, it’s a tricky spot to be in. How can I possibly talk about infertility, […]Read More Pregnant & Infertile: The Awkward Stage