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Isolation in a Statistically Small Group

October 12, 2017

Being the queen of uncomfortable conversations, ya’ll are in for a doozy here. But this feels like an important conversation to have. What happens when you start to feel isolated within an already statistically small group? Let me tell you firsthand, it’s no fun.…

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Beat Infertility

October 6, 2017

I really dislike this whole push behind the idea that I could “beat infertility” by just having a baby or becoming a parent. I think it sets the stage for further disappointment down the road. When you’ve resolved your infertility and BOOM, some rando announces they…

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Infertility and Reproductive Freedom

October 3, 2017

Everybody wants to talk about Reproductive Freedom and Reproductive Choice. And that is a GREAT thing. My gripe is that the conversation only ever goes one-way: preventing conception until a woman is ready to have children. Access to birth control options and abortion services are of course…

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Listen Up! Infertility is a Disease

September 11, 2017

This was originally posted at radkitten.nu on April 25, 2017. This post has been nominated for the NOH 2017 Best Infertility Blog Award! If you’d like to vote for this blog, and this blog post, you can do so here: http://familybuilding.resolve.org/site/PageServer?pagename=/NOH2011_TeamAwards This being National Infertility…

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When You’re Not Parenting

September 2, 2017

There’s a lot of baggage that comes when you’re not parenting but have prepared to be doing so. There’s also a lot of judgment passed about you. People around you want to point out the supposed “perks”: You get to sleep in on the…

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Infertility & My Nervous Breakdown

August 16, 2017

I have a dirty little not so secret, secret. It’s something I openly discuss, depending on the situation, if you catch me in person, or have made passing remarks about on Twitter. But not something I blogged about or really spoke about on Facebook. I…

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PIO Tips & Tricks

August 8, 2017

PIO can be a pain in the butt… literally. But it doesn’t have to be. At least not as bad! Wondering how that is possible? Try my PIO tips & tricks for a pain-free shot. There are lots of rumored ways to make a…

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