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Emma Cannon donates a prize to #IFpumpkinsmackdown – yay!

Woah so much has happened in a week! To our delight fertility expert and author, Emma Cannon, donated a copy of her book ‘Total Fertility‘ as one of the category prizes! ‘Which category?’ I hear you ask. Wait for Betty’s

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Creative Outlet, Fertility + Exercise, Infertility

One of those cycles – y’know the type you just want to be over already

Well, last week was pants. I don’t have a more eloquent word to describe it. This is one of those cycles where I’m like ‘FFS! You aren’t playing nicely so end already.’ I was ill with cystitis again. My worst

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Infertility, PCOS

My lunchtime.

It’s the needles in my head that leave me all floaty.

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Uncategorized

Why can’t this be easier? #infertility

“You must have chaos within you to give birth to a dancing star.” I’m at the acupuncturist, staring at the ceiling and thinking ‘I wish this whole baby making thing was easier.’ This is a pic of the ceiling, the fact the

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Dr Trips + Medical

Infertility, despair, tarot cards and acceptance

Despair is no stranger, she has sat with me with many times. I’ve thought about writing this post on grief and mourning many times too. I fear despair. She is a demon to me. I avoid her and so I

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Religion + Spiritual

Originally posted on WakoWa Salon: Everyday Wellness:
Warning: Do not use this point on pregnant women. Name: Three Yin Intersection (Spleen 6) This point, on the inside lower leg, has one of those helpfully descriptive and practical names, because it is…

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, PCOS

Originally posted on F!@$ You Infertility!:
I am still in shock. I got a positive pregnancy test this morning. I can’t believe it. I am being cautious, considering what happened to my friend, but am optimistic. Once I gather my thoughts…

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Hurrah!

Acupuncture Week 13: Trying to get through this TWW

Originally posted on F!@$ You Infertility!:
Nothing that special to report this week, honestly. I had normal acupuncture. PinLady didn’t have much interesting to say about whether I could have conceived this cycle. I was kind of pissed, actually. Not…

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Aunt Flow, Emotions + Coping

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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