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What Thea said..

What Thea said..

Thea is my Mother Theresa. She pointed out today that I need to stop using the word infertility when I talk about what I’m going through. To focus on achieving happiness and health instead of what my body isn’t yet doing.

I love her. She’s positive, warm, funny and human. Every woman going through this should have a Thea.

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Posted in GH4L + Homeopathy

Aviva Method: One .. two.. three.. strike.

Clenching. Bending. Stretching. Grooving to the odd Aviva playlist lightens my mood. I still have 10 exercises to learn and I think I may need to Skype Sofia from Aviva London soon to ask her to remind me of a

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Posted in Fertility + Exercise, PCOS

GH4L Session 1: A machine that could pick up on my emotions

I have always been bemused by the fact that as… women, we spend longer planning the nursery for the baby, than our bodies. Obstetrician G Moth (The Baby Making Bible) I’ve started seeing Thea, my friend’s mum who is an

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Posted in Fertility + Exercise, GH4L + Homeopathy

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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Posted in Emotions + Coping, Quotes

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

My sex is on fire. Literally.

Don’t get too excited… it’s not what you think. CYSTITIS. THE BANE OF MY LIFE. I get it when I’ve eaten spicy food, when I’m stressed, when my body’s tired.. after sex.. when dehydrated.. when stuck out in the heat

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Posted in Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine, Dr Trips + Medical

#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

A distraction from infertility – the summer vavavoom list!

Since the infertility issue hit home, it’s been a long period of pain and confusion. I’ve got on with daily responsibilities and made sure I never lost track at work. However, I have lost myself and forgotten the importance of

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Posted in Creative Outlet, Emotions + Coping, Fertility + Exercise

Chunky Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Originally posted on {Ms. Buena Vida}:
Presenting! An incredible vegan lunch for one. It’s a chunky, filling salad with a flavor punch, Ka-Pow! It’s ridiculously gooood!! Salad- 1 avocado, chopped in chunks 1/2 C. tomatoes, diced (or grape tomatoes quartered) 1/2 C.…

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Posted in Recipes + Nutrition

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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