My husband was offered an exciting new job opportunity in the Raleigh-Durham, NC area last month. So in what felt like about a 3 second timespan we put our house on the market, resigned from our previous jobs, said our goodbyes and moved 1,000 miles. So now I'm suddenly a stay-at-home-mom in a small town… Continue reading Hello from the Dirty South
Today I was reading a fellow bloggers post about how infertility is shrouded in silence. I commented that I am much more open about my infertility now that I have a child than when I was struggling to conceive. She asked me why I thought that was and it really got me thinking. When we… Continue reading I am not my Diagnosis
Ahhh the dreaded Two Week Wait, why must we meet again so soon? I know what you're thinking. Didn't this chick pretty much JUST have a baby? Yes. Yes, I did. Which is why I'm finding myself on the other end of wishing for the results for the first time in 4 years. Don't get… Continue reading TWW?
I've been unforgivably neglectful of my dear ole blog. The fact of the matter is I just really haven't had that much going on in terms of trying to conceive until recently. After my ectopic pregnancy and subsequent miscarriage in July we didn't have much of a choice but to put our plans on hold… Continue reading When Is Enough, Enough?
Even if the thing you are right about is kind of devastating, it's still a good feeling to be right. Two months ago I went to my primary care physician with the suspicion that I am not ovulating. For seven months we have been trying to conceive with no success. I went in expecting my… Continue reading Timing is Everything
There are so many things in my life to be thankful for...a loving husband, two wonderful, silly dogs, parents, grandparents, siblings, a nice home, even pretty great in-laws. Still my life seems lacking. Try as I might, I just can't seem to get over the need to have a child. Since I can't fill my… Continue reading Empty Womb Syndrome