This feels like a biggy…and it’s all about one word. Trauma. I’m not sure I’ve got all the right words to say what I want to here, but it feels so important to try, so here goes, and I hope it helps even one lovely person make some sense of what they’re feeling and know that there really are some ... Read More about Fertility and Trauma…is it affecting you?
You know that feeling when… Your chest feels empty and hollow You catch yourself grumping at anything and everything You’re sensitive to every comment Your energy is on the floor And you know that the tears are just there beneath the surface… It happens to me every September. It’s the anniversary of ... Read More about When Grief Rises Up…finding your way with fertility
Does anyone ever make you feel like you might not really be thinking clearly or ‘sensibly’ about your fertility decisions? I have to admit that we have been well and truly on our soap box this week about the things that family, friends, random colleagues, even fertility experts have been throwing ... Read More about Nobody has the right…Navigating everyone else’s opinions on your fertility decisions.
So often struggling with fertility feels like it is basically about trying so hard to get it right. How many times does it seem to boil down to this… TRYING TO GOOGLE EVERYTHING YOU COUD EVER NEED TO KNOW, OR HAS EVER WORKED FOR FOR ANY OTHER PERSON IN THE KNOWN GALAXY….and then doing it all. I ... Read More about Fertility Google Madness! Finding your answers a simpler way…
I’ve shied away from sharing my own personal story for such a long time. There have been some heart-stompingly gorgeous bits in it, but it’s also messy and gets a bit ‘out there’ towards the end, and doesn’t end quite how i’d hoped it might…or at least, I wish i’d managed the ending with a bit more ... Read More about My Personal Story…and reaching the end of my fertility journey.