Pregnancy loss. Miscarriage. Still Birth. Infant loss. 1 in 4 couples experience horrifying news such as these when growing their families. 1 in 4 couples grieve the loss of a child they love so dear, yet never met...Or only met for a short while. 25%. That is a tremendous amount of people having to say … Continue reading Gone but Not Forgotten
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
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?!?!
When my husband and I first started this journey to becoming parents, I was so excited about planning...EVERYTHING! From nursery colors, to what kind of outfits I would dress my baby in. And of course, baby names. I would go to baby sections of stores and just 'window shop'. But with every passing month, that … Continue reading The Hope Chest
Here is another great testimony of God's Faithfulness. I met Torie through friend's while my husband was deployed. We ended up getting referred to the same fertility doctor and developed such a close relationship spending countless hours going back and forth to the clinic that was an hour away for our appointments. A friendship I … Continue reading Torie & Noah