I know that I am more open about our TTC journey than others are. I don't have separate accounts for my every day things and accounts that are just for TTC. But I know a lot of women who share their journeys that way-separately. To protect themselves. And I completely understand. It's not just privacy … Continue reading It’s My Journey, Not Yours
I can not tell you how many times I have started this blog post over the past couple days. I just kept stumbling over the right words and how to convey what I was wanting to say. Seriously...I have lost count. Over the past week, between my Facebook & Instagram, there have been like 8 … Continue reading Learning To Face Jealousy
I think this one has the potential to ramble, so I hope I stay focused. As you can imagine, I'm in my fair share of online trying to conceive (TTC) groups forums. (Of course, my favorite group is Love Echoes Forever - TTC After Loss.) So I see a lot of different types of posts. One … Continue reading Us Against Infertility
...so don't even bother asking me to. Wow! The plan for this week's blog post was SO different than what it has become. I guess I can just save that one for a later time. So let's back up a second. Yesterday I downloaded Resolve.org's Listen Up toolkit for this year's National Infertility Awareness Week. It's … Continue reading I Will Not Stop Talking About Infertility…
Ok, so maybe limiting it to just moms and non loss moms is a bit of an understatement. I think a more appropriate title might be "What Loss Parents Wished Everyone Who Has Ever Been Lucky Enough To Never Experience A Loss Understand...And What They Wish A Few Fellow Loss Parents Would Too". But, for the sake … Continue reading What Loss Moms Wished Non Loss Moms Understood
I know I’ve shared this before, not on this blog…but on an old one. But the feeling behind this never changes. This was a note I did on Facebook a couple of years ago. "Last October when Adrian Peterson's son died from injuries sustained by an alleged assualt from his mother and her boyfriend...and I … Continue reading This Is What I Know
I hate to admit it, but the truth is, I'm jealous. Not by nature. I'm secure enough in life to not let the actions or accomplishments of others take away from my happiness...in all aspects of my life. Save one that is. It never seems to matter how much I like someone, or love them. … Continue reading Yup, I’m Jel!