Things you can Control during the Two Week Wait

The journey of fertility is often filled with ups and downs, and a sense of helplessness. Each cycle can feel like you’re on the worst rollercoaster of your life. The 2ww (two week wait) is particularly hard, where you often vacillate between hope and despair, as you hyper-focus on every ..Continue Reading

Navigating Hard Emotions when TTC

“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.” – Pema Chodron Particularly when navigating the journey of fertility, emotions can feel absolutely overwhelming, sometimes soul-crushing and even immobilizing. When it feels like the world, your body and everyone around is somehow failing you. I’ve been there. Have you heard ..Continue Reading

Struggle

Struggle… is what I need?

For months and months while trying to get pregnant, experiencing two miscarriages and then finally during the healthy pregnancy of my son, I would see butterflies. White butterflies to be exact. They were there all the time, all around me. Sometimes it would just be one, fluttering and bouncing about, ..Continue Reading

Finding Peace Even When Life’s Giving You Lemons

Finding Peace Even When Life’s Giving You Lemons

This time of year is, in general, more stressful for most, even if you enjoy the holiday season. But when you’re also trying to navigate the challenges of getting pregnant when your body is not cooperating, the ability to find your equanimity will likely be put to the test. Seeing ..Continue Reading