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Why not try some ‘It will happen’ therapy?

Tired of being miserable? Tired of crying? Tired of holding yourself back because you’re scared to get your hopes up only to be disappointed? Tired of your life being on hold? Well, Kristin’s getting back in the saddle – a big part

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Posted in Emotions + Coping

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

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

Accepting infertility or ignoring it? It’s a fine line.

I went to see the Dr to say ‘Hey I finished the Metformin!’ and she sent me to have a blood test to make sure I’m not carrying HIV, Rubella or Hepatitis. The funny thing is that usually I’d run

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Posted in Dr Trips + Medical, Emotions + Coping

Just one thing after another: men & infertility

This is an incredibly personal post but I have to write about it to free my mind. Plus facing this is all part of the journey and I wouldn’t be keeping true to myself if I didn’t write about it.

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Sex

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

Infertility: I get by with a little help from my friends

Cramps have stopped. The urgh feeling is subsiding. The thought of a 2 hour drive (I’m the driver) to attend a Christening is making me  want to hide under my duvet. Babies, children, pregnant couples… GAH!! I am quietly whispering

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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Gah!

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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