Category: Delayed Fertility

The Lies of Infertility

This week is National Infertility Awareness week. The facts of who is affected by infertility is truly staggering. According to resolve.org: 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. 7.4 million women (or 11.9%) have ever received any infertility services in their lifetime. Approximately one-third of ...

No More Nevers

In our journey to become parents, Dan and I have heard a lot of negative things: Getting pregnant will be hard. PCOS will wreak havoc on your body forever. You will never get pregnant without fertility drugs. Your chances of having another ectopic pregnancy are high. Couples who lose children, have hard marriages. The list ...

To The Babies I’m Waiting For

My Precious Miracle, I dream of you all the time. I often wonder if you will have your Daddy's eyes or my dimples. I wonder if you will be hilarious like your Daddy or stubborn like me? I wonder if you will talk endlessly about sports facts with your Daddy or walk the isles of the craft store with me? Will ...

Exciting News

I have shared in the past how important community is to me. I truly believe when we feel lonely, it's easier for the enemy to sneak in and whisper lies to our heart. It's important to surround ourselves with people who can encourage us. God created us for community. In February 2016, I joined an ...

Elizabeth’s Hope

In April, Dan and I miscarried our second baby, Lil Bit. (You can read Lil Bit's story here.) We  spent a great deal of time trying to figure out how to "mark" Lil Bit's due date.  After much discussion, we decided to head out of town to see a Broadway style show called "The Miracle of Christmas". Just as it sounds, the show ...