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Waiting Isn't Easy, But It's Worth It.

When I started my blog in May of this year, Rob gave me wise advice: “Don’t blog everything at once, or you’ll run out of stuff to talk about.” So I’ve tried to keep track of everything that is going on and spread it out over time, but it’s hard keeping everything straight. 707 more words

Christian Living

Pick me! Pick me!

“Pick me!  Pick me!” We’ve all heard that refrain in our youth.  Usually, it was heard standing in a line, watching the cool kids (or who became the cool kids) stand across from us, measure up their peers to the task and preparing to name their team. 525 more words

Conventional Wisdom

Ok...maybe I'm not done :)

Oh the intoxicating allure of hope…  I sat in my car this afternoon cringing at the thought of hopping on the hope wagon.  Sure enough though, as soon the elevator doors opened and my husband and I walked through the clinic doors…I was drunk on hope again. 367 more words

Infertility

Am I done? 

Here I sit in my car waiting for my 3:20 pm appointment to start. I have been patiently waiting for 3 months.

This is the “WTF” appointment to look back as well as the “kick off” appointment for our next embryo donation opportunity… 123 more words

Infertility

Embryo Decision

Disclaimer and sensitive topic warning: I realize that to some, we are in a privileged position of having more embryos than we can use. Part of me hesitated to post about this, but it’s a tough decision, and I need to talk about it to work through it, come to a decision, and be confident in that decision. 567 more words

IVF

3 Ways Instagram Changed My Life

Instagram changed my life – it’s true. If you’re not in the know, Instagram is a social media app people use to share pictures with their friends or other people who have like interests. 620 more words

Christian Living

CFAS Guidelines on Third Party Reproduction

Vanessa Gruben argues that the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society’s Guidelines on Third Party Reproduction offer important information for patients and the public about third party reproduction. 795 more words

Law & Policy