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Sperm donor seeks you | A fertility gift

A Fertility Gift By: Tess Murphy One Man’s Story on why he decided to become a sperm donor Since I’ve been blogging I’ve watched women seek egg donors but I’ve never witnessed a sperm donor seeking a female or a

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Posted in Infertility

On being a Muslim woman and facing infertility. I read this and I thought wow. Every word Farzana wrote, I could relate to. I am so thankful she shared her story.

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Posted in Infertility, Reblog, Religion + Spiritual

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

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

Oh, what a power is mothe…

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.

Source: The Infertility Cure

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Posted in Creative Outlet

A poem I wrote on infertility: “For my child”

I wrote this when I was in pain. Without the title, most think it’s for a lover but I believe most women experiencing infertility will pick up on the references and know exactly what is meant. I didn’t finish the

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Posted in Creative Outlet, Emotions + Coping

Posts & quotes that have stuck #infertility

Just some stuff I’d like to share because I like! First one isn’t IF related but a pretty good read on the Time Magazine Cover. 1. Are You Mom Enough Time Magazine Cover I don’t use the twins’ image because

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Posted in Quotes

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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Posted in Work Life Balance

For when you need a giggle.

I’m ill so forgive the over-posting today but hopefully this will make you smile. I wonder what momma gorilla was saying to baby gorilla??

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Posted in Hurrah!

#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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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Work Life Balance

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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