28 months. 2 years and 110 days to be exact, but who’s counting? Well, in all honesty, I am. That’s how long my husband and I have been suffering with secondary infertility. That's how long we've been trying to...
Each April, mixed in with the excitement of springtime and Easter bunnies, I make sure to support National Infertility Awareness Week {NIAW}, recognizing the 15% of heterosexual couples in the U.S. that face infertility, as well as all the other...
In the United States, approximately 1 in 10 girls and women suffer from endometriosis, a medical diagnosis that can cause both severe pelvic pain and infertility - and yet, a majority of people remain completely unaware about this condition....
Like all parents, I have dreams for my children's futures. Today, they are only a few years out of diapers, but I know I'll blink and they'll be fully grown adults ready to live their own lives and make...
Becoming, former FLOTUS Michelle Obama's much anticipated memoir, released into the world in November 2018 and unsurprisingly soared to the top of the best seller charts. Many of my friends found their own copies wrapped under the tree this...
My husband and I have been trying off and on for years to have a baby, without success. When you’re newlyweds {even old ones like we are}, it seems like “the baby question” is all people ask you. “When are...
I am back in a place I never thought I would be or want to be again. Infertility is a taboo subject that is such a hard pill to swallow for so many. My First Battle with Infertility In 2011, after...
It was early May and time to register my four year old son for preschool for the following fall. I handed his registration sheet to the sweet administrative assistant at his school for her to review.  As she ran her...
I can't be the only one who believes that National Infertility Awareness Week can be tough. Not only do you get to be infertile, but you get a week of social media posts and news articles to commemorate it....
When I was in elementary and junior high school, whenever someone would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would answer, “a teacher,” “an orthodontist” {a really weird, short-lived phase that ended when I...

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