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Emotional bomb.

“My ovaries are not appreciating your stupidity.” – Fertility Doll Yesterday really tested my ‘It Will Happen’ willpower. I’m overly sensitive to pressure at the moment. Something happened at work that made me travel inward and put up all walls.

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2013.

    The sun appeared this morning and it brought renewed hope with it. It’s very much welcome after two weeks of rain. My period is delayed, I have cramps and all the signs of PMT. I think it’s from

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Day 3.. of work

I keep yo-yoing between states of ‘OMFG I’m so tired, I definitely can’t deal with this anymore’ and ‘I’m going to miss my job and I could be achieving so much more.’ My body and mind are still on different

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Day 2.. of work

And my ovaries are hating this already. Acupuncture on a Monday night probably didn’t help… I’m zapped. On a positive note lots of people have told me I look fresh and well after my two week break. (Omega 3,6,9 is

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Originally posted on Black Panty Salvation:
Being new to Madison I receive the customary queries when meeting people: When did you get here? Where did you move from? (And the immediate “What? WHY?!?” when hearing Bermuda as the response.) What…

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Playing the fool & telling myself to suck it up #infertility

My temperature went through the roof because of the flu. It was a lovely peak to see on my graph since I don’t usually peak like that post-ovulation. On Wednesday afternoon I sat on my sofa, snuggled under a blanket

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Posted in Duo Fertility, Emotions + Coping, Work Life Balance

#YOLO – giving up work for a chance at motherhood

Some of you might know that over the last few weeks I’ve been torn over whether I should slow down and give my body a chance to recuperate. That included giving up the rat race (the 9-5) so I could

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Work vs Motherhood Part 2: Best Job

Signs from the universe It’s been a strange week. I know I need to slow down but giving up my job has left me at a loss. But after seeing this video, I know that the best job still awaits

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Work vs Motherhood

Coping with work and infertility For the past two years I’ve felt pretty damn exhausted and stressed. It’s no wonder that life hasn’t come from me. I think my body is barely holding itself, let alone another. With commitments and

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Oh, what a power is motherhood, possessing
A potent spell. All women alike
Fight fiercely for a child.

~ Euripides, Iphigenia in Aulis, c. 405 B.C.

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