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Azam Ali’s ‘Eman (Faith)’- thank you.

(Note to BloggerKuwait – please read this post, I’m hoping you can help me translate the Arabic <3) “Never lose hope, my heart, miracles dwell in the invisible.” – Rumi On my way home from work today, I began thinking

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Religion + Spiritual

The message.

I received this text message from a friend I haven’t spoken to in years. It arrived when I was sat in a café with my husband, just as I was asking him ‘When is God going to stop this? End

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Infertility & Men: Notes my husband showed me

My husband doesn’t write about how he’s feeling. Not since he wrote a diary 10 years about his trip to Egypt which he then shared with his friends proudly. Only for us (his supposed friends) to snicker at how terrible

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Post Christening Update

Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe. – Voltaire I survived. I am slowly recognising that my heart is strong. Even when my soul feels weak. Love overrides pain. I can smile out

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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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Posted in Emotions + Coping

Healing in Istanbul.

My mind has been in a state of chaos. In August I distracted myself by doing things that make me happy. Things such as eating a crazy amount of cake, staying up late, drinking tea, being a social butterfly and

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Religion + Spiritual

Did you put a timer on when you’d have your first child?

Seven years ago I told my two bestfriends from Uni, that I’d be pregnant at their weddings. I remember the exact moment I said it and I’m surprised that the universe didn’t capture it and put it into motion. I

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Feeling fear. #infertility

I am scared I will never know what it’s like to be pregnant.  I am scared I will fall pregnant and experience the same loss that so many beautiful loving women facing infertility have dealt with. I am scared that

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Posted in Emotions + Coping

In all things it is better…

In all things it is better to hope than to despair

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 

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Infertility: The moment your sister falls pregnant before you

I responded to ScaredNot2FollowHim about coping when you find out your sister is pregnant before you. I ended up writing an essay of a response but I hope it helps someone and shows the happy light lovely good side of

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Gah!, Relationships + Family

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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