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Helpful Things to Say to Grieving People

October 17, 2017

Something I constantly talk about, both in the infertility community at large, as well as in day to day life is grief. Grief has touched my life in so many ways for someone my age. Lost parents, friends, dreams. Grief and the process of…

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America’s Problem with Discomfort

September 27, 2017

I’m sure no one has been able to be online recently without seeing the current shit storm that is occurring within the NFL  in regards to the protests. It took the President calling those protesting “sons of bitches” to really rally the storm though.…

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Weight Loss Surgery is a Go!

September 18, 2017

I officially got approved for weight loss surgery. All in all, it took about two weeks from submission for my insurance to clear me and approve my surgery request. I had the option of scheduling surgery as soon as September 10th due to a…

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My First Week With a CPAP

August 29, 2017

I’ve officially spent my first week with a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure therapy)! My first appointment with neurology isn’t until the 31st of August, but once I got my results into my portal, and clarified with my bariatric team I would need my CPAP to…

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My In-Lab Sleep Study Experience

August 20, 2017

I recently participated in an in-lab sleep study through the Cleveland Clinic as part of my medical clearance for bariatric surgery. I had previously gone to my GP asking for a possible sleep study due to constant fatigue, but I hadn’t scored high enough…

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A Weighty Update

August 10, 2017

With this new blog, I had hinted at some other upcoming big changes. This weighty update is a large part of that. I’ve had a lot of people recently wonder where we are in our infertility timeline. I know I had previously mentioned a…

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From Boston to Berkeley Tour – Cleveland, Ohio

August 2, 2017

One of the ways Bill and I have taken advantage of our childlessness is by attending local concerts, in particular, checking off bucket list concerts. Our most recent concert excursion was to go and see Bounding Souls, Rancid, and Dropkick Murphys on their From…

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