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Merci Beaucoup

It’s been a week since last Sunday’s post and I’ve listened carefully to what my heart is saying. Overwhelmingly, it is an outpouring of… THANK YOU. Thank you for the countless texts, emails, prayers, comments, and FB messages of support. The amount of love I have experienced through each of you has dropped me to […]

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A Year Ago…

Here is a look at where I was a year ago.  I mentioned that it was a pretty rough day for me, so I am sharing my journal entry from that day to give context for the next post about where I find myself today… June 25, 2013 Today I turn 30 and I wish […]

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Exploring the Silence

Journal entry: 11 Oct 2013 Say something. For the last few years, this has been a prayer of mine. It is a desperate plea from a broken, and tired heart that needs reassurance You are still there. For the longest time, all I’ve done is demand answers. Answers about family, answers about my husband’s job, […]

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The Perfect Lie

Lies can come in many forms and are told in a million different ways. But the worst ones, the most damaging ones, are like a tiny little seed planted in the far corners of our hearts by a force with the ability to ever so slowly twist truth into something unrecognizable. This lie is so […]

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Somewhere Along the Road…

I wasn’t lying when I said I wanted the Gospel to be the biggest thing in my life. But I also want to be honest (there’s that word again) and say that it wasn’t this glory-filled, selfless moment when I prayed those words. Far from it. It was a moment of desperation. It was me […]

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The Relationship of Honesty & Hope…Part II

Yeah, there’s a lot to say about this topic. I’ve obviously been thinking it about it a lot lately. : ) Part I spoke of honesty because I am learning you have to be honest before you can experience real HOPE. It’s not a band-aid meant to temporarily soothe a wound. It’s not just a word […]

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Learning to Be Honest

For the longest time, I had a hard time being honest with both God and myself when it came to admitting I wanted to bear children. I’ve always been open to adoption and yet there was a significant moment well over two years ago where the protective layers around my heart shed themselves and I […]

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The Beginning of Hope

When I was a little girl, I dreamed of growing up to be many things. An actress (okay, really it was Vanna White), a journalist, a teacher, a world-wide traveler, a small coffee shop/bookstore owner, and even a chiropractor. But always, always there was never any doubt that I would be a mom first and […]

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