Recently, I had asked on my personal Facebook for anyone willing to share their infertility testimony for the blog. Shortly after, I heard from a friend of my parents saying she would be willing to share her story. I met Kristin in my short time living in Hawaii and my parents are still good friends … Continue reading Kristin’s Story
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
Pam is a family friend that has been friend's with my mom's parents since my mom was a little girl. Needless to say, I have known her and her husband Jerry my whole life. They are like a second family to me. Recently, Pam had read my blog post, "What's in a name?." This blog … Continue reading Pam’s Story
Tomorrow, we enter into a new month. Official start of summer! So many fun exciting things about this month for me. For example, it's my birthday month (28 here we come!), our wedding ceremony anniversary (wow 4 years already. Time flies!), Father's Day (this has always been special to me because it's so close to … Continue reading The Month of June
There it was. Plain as black and white. Written out with no denying it... Pregnant! To say I was shocked is an understatement. It was the last thing on my mind to see. After almost 4 years of "Not Pregnant" or just one pink line, I didn't believe it. I had to take another test … Continue reading I’m What?!?!
Since starting this blog, I have had an overwhelming amount of people message me to ask about the types of treatments I've been through and all the details on how each treatment worked. Such as; meds, side effects to those meds, appointment scheduling, and much more. So I thought I would take a minute to … Continue reading Pins and Needles!