As most of you know, we have elected not to pursue IVF and continue to pray for our little miracle. Although we remain faithful, the waiting is difficult at times. More and more I have found myself talking to our future baby, the baby girl I hope and pray for every day. Instead of holding on to my thoughts… Continue reading Dear Lucy.
When you are part of an infertility support group, it is only natural the women around you progress in their fertility journey, whether commencing fertility treatments, adopting a sweet little one or the ultimate gift of a pregnancy. Each success story gives me so much hope that one day it will be me. While I… Continue reading In the Waiting.
This past weekend our Team Bayou Baby participated in the Baby Steps 2016 Infertility Awareness Fun Run at Lamar Dixon in Gonzales, LA. This year we finally came out of the infertility closet and have shared with the world our struggles in expanding our family. We have received an incredible amount of love and support from… Continue reading Baby Steps 2016
I was feeling extra festive this year and decided to host my very first Witch's Brunch for some of my infertility sisters of Sarah's Laughter. The Halloween Brunch idea was originally inspired by Lauren Palmer's blog The Art of Living Beautifully. After hosting my first one, I can understand why she has one each year… Continue reading Witch’s Brunch 2016
Since I've decided to share our infertility journey with the world, it is time for another update on what's happening in our quest for a family. It's about to get real, y'all. Hope you are ready for some up close and personal sharing. During our first consult with Dr. Dunaway, we learned about sperm antibodies… Continue reading Decisions, Decisions…
This past weekend my cowboy and I attended the Sarah’s Laughter Infertility Workshop at Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge, LA. I was reminded by a former high school classmate we attended our SJA Mother Daughter luncheon at this same hotel many moons ago. What a change in pace – sweet luncheons to heavy discussions about infertility.… Continue reading Infertility Workshop & Baby Steps 2016
Today marks the day that I'm officially stepping out of the closet...the infertility closet. It's a subject that isn't always the most comfortable to talk about but I finally feel strong enough to share our story (with Andrew's consent, of course) and where we are in the journey for children. There's a lot of vulnerability… Continue reading Stepping out of the Closet.