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Finding happiness after Infertility

Am I Bitter?

After my last post about feeling hopfully and happy, this one is going to have a different feeling. I’m having one of those days where I’m feeling down and sorry for myself, I’m reflecting a lot and find myself questioning,... Continue Reading →


I’ve found where Hope hides

Its not that bad, I can’t believe I just wrote that. Surely I can’t be feeling and thinking that way. But there are bubbles of time, every now and then, when it doesn’t hurt, it doesn’t make me miserable, I... Continue Reading →

Dream a little dream of me.

I use to dream of a red headed little girl, she was shy with blue/grey eyes, an infectious giggle and an ear bleeding cry. She had her daddy wrapped around her little finger, she could do no wrong in his... Continue Reading →

The elephant in the room.

You know that feeling when something gets mentioned and there’s a collective tension in the room, an unspoken oh shit. I’ve always wondered if that’s just me? Or if everyone can feel the same tension and awkwardness? For me, I... Continue Reading →

The changing rooms of life

After the decision I felt lost, I was left bruised and battered with no hope for the future. I lived my life in a kind of limbo, with no hope or desire for the future, battling through pain and depression... Continue Reading →

Five Stages of Grief: The Infertility Addition

1. Denial When we were in the diagnostic part of our infertility journey we were told things like ‘you don’t ovulate,’ ‘you have scar tissue, cysts, swelling etc’, my Dr called my insides ‘a bit of a mess,’ But I... Continue Reading →

Over and done with?

Our struggles are in the past, it’s been 6 years since we started, a year and a half since my last operation, just over a year since we got off the fertility treatment train. So, I must be over it... Continue Reading →

The Infertility Decision; A Year On

It’s been just over a year since we made the decision not to continue with IVF, to step away from the hospital, drugs and the emotional upheaval that came with it. Looking back over the last year I believe I... Continue Reading →

Am I a failure?

In life we are taught to give everything our all, if we try our hardest and apply ourselves we will get results. If we stumble or fail we are to pick ourselves up and try again, to never give up,... Continue Reading →

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