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Shit just got real

Thursday evening our licensing specialist came to the house and the process of becoming licensed began. Mainly she gave us pamphlets and we signed a whole lot of paperwork. 240 more words

Life

Monica, Robin, and Anna, but not Whitley, Aunt Viv, or Mary Jane: Why aren't Black Characters in the Infertility Narrative?

Please be aware, this post contains SPOILERS for the following series’:

Downton Abby Season 6 Ep 1

How I Met Your Mother

Friends

Being Mary Jane… 1,429 more words

Black Women

Hurdles

So the HCG trigger did indeed give my ovary a nudge. I set the follicle free on Friday,  a good three days earlier than I would normally in a medicated cycle. 147 more words

Ttc

Doin' Too Much: Surgery, Change, and my Holiday

Most people’s holiday seasons are filled with family, food, drinks, and relaxation. Mine had some of that, but also included hysteroscopy, estrogen, moving, and bed rest. 673 more words

Fibroids

National Adoption Day

The month of November is National Adoption Month and today, November 21, is National Adoption Day.  The significance of this month and day are not lost on our family as we are a family built through adoption. 74 more words

NaBloPoMo

November's Not Just for Turkey.

We’re halfway through November (how did that happen?!) and I can’t let this month go by without acknowledging that its National Adoption Awareness Month! 260 more words

Infertility

Why Open Adoption?

We are asked from those who do not quite understand about adoption, Why Open Adoption?  I think first we need to explain the general thoughts/definition of Open Adoption – 2,167 more words

NaBloPoMo