Happy 2018! I heard today on the radio, referred to as 20-great-teen. It brought a smile to my face and I couldn’t help but be hopeful for what 2018 has in store for my dream of mom to be. My prayer is that 365 days from now, I will be able to reflect on what… Continue reading 20- Great-teen
I met with my Dr. Tuesday. She wasn’t there on Sunday when we got the news that we had to stop our IVF cycle. If you read my previous post, you know how deviated I was. The Dr on Sunday made it seem that donor eggs was the best option for us to havea baby.… Continue reading Still Hope?
Two songs have been stuck in my head “It’s The End Of The World” a 1987 beauty by R.E.M and ‘Thy Will” by Hillary Scott and Family. That is how not well our Dr. appointment went yesterday and these two songs are on repeat. The Dr. saw zero, ZERO follicles in my ovary yesterday. When… Continue reading When Keeping the Faith Isn’t Enough
Anyone going through infertility knows that, it is a roller coaster ride. Highs and lows. Today was a low day in our journey. I had a Dr. appointment for ultrasound and bloodwork. They were able to measure two follicles at 6mm and the other two were too small to measure. When to nurse called this… Continue reading Keeping the Faith
This is probably one of the toughest days of the year for me, as I am sure it is for many women out there. This day brings heartache, sorrow and also hope. My heart goes out to the all the women who desperately want to me a mom. You are not a alone, and it… Continue reading Mother’s Day
I was working out with a personal trainer a few years ago and he kept telling me “Mind over matter, Natalie. Your body doesn’t think you can do but your mind knows you can…” You know what? He was right. I could do that 1 more rep, I could and I did. I felt such… Continue reading Mind over Matter
I didn’t think of that… is what went through my mind over and and over again as we sat in the psychologists office. As part of our IVF journey, our clinic requires anyone going through IVF to meet with their psychologist to prepare you for the “what if’s” of IVF. I had done a lot… Continue reading I didn’t think of that…