I reached out to a sweet friend from college, Mindy, and asked her to guest post on my blog. What I got back was something written so beautifully that it really doesn't need much introduction except that I believe that every woman out there, whether or not you struggle with infertility or not, should read … Continue reading For Every Woman
Let me preface this post by saying, I wasn't really sure if I wanted to share this with anyone. I wasn't sure how I could handle it let alone opening up to anyone else about it, but I really felt the leading to share. So, here I am sharing a moment in time that I … Continue reading Joy Comes With The Mourning
We have known for a while now, but I thought I would write a post announcing to all of you out there that follow my blog. We are having a girl! To say we are excited would be an understatement. Children are such a blessing either way, but I am excited to bring on the … Continue reading Announcing…!!!
Wow! I am right around 20 weeks! How could this even be possible? Something that I thought was not in the near future for us or even at all happened out of no where and we are already half way through this pregnancy! At times it doesn't even seem real. Like it's all a dream … Continue reading Halfway to My Dream!
Through the years of trying to grow our family, my husband and I have been very deliberate about still growing together as a couple. Doing Bible studies together, going on dates together, and just being in each other's company whenever we could. A lot of times whenever couples go through infertility, they start to feel … Continue reading Love Another Day
I had asked my husband to write his side of the story on how we met for the blog. And he agreed! Here is his story...in his own words...Enjoy! It was one of those moments you may see portrayed on hallmark. It's a story as true as it may seem cliche. I had stood up … Continue reading How it all started…Brett’s side of our love story.
This is a phrase that I thought I would never say when it comes to our infertility journey and wanting to start our family. After close to 4 years of trying, both on our own and with medical help. I was probably one of the most impatient people when it came to wanting a baby. … Continue reading Worth the Wait
This past October of 2015 my husband, Brett, and I had reached a point in infertility treatments that we decided to move on from just medications and injections to IUI (Introuterine Incemination, Read more about each of our treatments in my blog post Pins and Needles). The specialist we were working with was very optimistic about … Continue reading When Happy Places Turn Sad
On the 22nd of June, it was my birthday. And let's just say that sometimes we make plans and think everything is going to go just perfect! And then... They don't. Life just, happens. I had thought of these plans and made sure I was able to give away my shift for that day so … Continue reading This is Life, This is Love
"Come to me all who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28 A few weeks ago, I ended up in the ER for severe abdominal pains. I couldn't stand up straight. I couldn't walk without pain from each step. I was just overall in a lot of pain. Through an … Continue reading Bed Rest, Rest for the Weary