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Infertility (not-so) Anonymous

I cried over some sippys. And by cried, I mean ugly-face bawled. Toddler B’s dentist said it was time to switch sippys. No more spouts, it’s time to move onto the big-boy trainer cups. In the dentist office, I was as cool as a cucumber. In real time, as I took the sippys off the […]

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Infertility and Baby #2

I close my eyes and feel our cozy bed envelope my tired body. A long, gray day in The Mitten makes my bones feel chilled to the core. I have been waiting to be able to crawl back into bed since my alarm went off bright and early this morning. Not that I was wishing […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: A Letter to the Women Still Waiting

To the Woman Still Waiting to be Mommy, Hi sweet lady. It has been on my heart to send you this message. I want you to know that my heart still aches for you and I haven’t forgotten you. One thing I know is that I always will hurt for your story of infertility because your […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: The Best Laid Plans

I open my eyeholes and look at the clock expecting it to be 6:00 am. 2:17am. “UGH. Time, you are a dummy.” I roll over and will myself back to sleep. I wake up again, surely it’s time. 3:23 am, I lay there willing myself to go back to sleep. The nurse’s instructions replay in […]

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My Journey to the Mommy Club: It’s IUI Day

I look over at the clock. 2:03am. The green lights glare back at me. I roll my eyes at the clock and may or may not have called it a dummy. I’ve just woken up from a dream where I was sitting on stage in Oprah’s studio and Oprah was handing out babies… “You get […]

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