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5 HTP – Infertility & Depression

I took 5 HTP to kick the blues. The 50mg dose left me wired and unable to sleep. It also acted as an aphrodisiac (which made me giggle a lot). I don’t want to take this everyday. I just want

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#itwillhappen: Silver Linings

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#itwillhappen: starting the day off with a skip in my step

I hate mornings. Mornings are especially hard when you feel like you’ve lost the will to live thanks to infertility. I’m usually tired and could do with another two sweet hours snuggled up under my duvet. Snuggling is no longer an

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Another Christening. #FML

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. – Khalil Gibran I have to go to a Christening tomorrow and truth be told I don’t want to go.  I really, really don’t want to

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A thank you.

I want to say thank you to those who left some love on my last (emotional pre-Christmas) post. I was or should say am struggling this month and your encouraging words really do help. ❤ A little bit of Christmas

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Failing at having a Merry Little Christmas

I generally do really well at masking the infertility pain in social situations. I smile and coo at babies. I congratulate women on their pregnancies. I plan baby showers for friends and family. I like posts and announcements on Facebook.

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Seriously. When does the crying stop?

I had a crying episode this morning. Round 3 this month of letting it out. Kinda hoping this stops soon. I barely slept last night because I felt so restless. Then I woke up, looked at my temperature and crumbled

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Quote of the month

I think Mypreconceivedlife would agree too.

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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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