The last of winter’s chilly breath is rushing through the trees. I already smell the hints of spring flowing in through my window, along with the warm morning sun spilling onto my writing desk as the soft white lace curtains sway gently, and quite romantically, in the breeze. “Here I am,” I think to… Continue reading When the time comes to move on in infertility …
Ms. Karissa Stelma is a patient of the hospital and has successfully conceived through her treatment at Conceive Gynaecology & Fertility Hospital. It is our utmost pleasure to present you with this interview of her post-delivery and just as she has “birthed her other baby” – her book detailing her journey through infertility. Have you always wanted to be… Continue reading Interview with Karissa Stelma — Author of “1000 Needles: How to Increase Your Odds and Take Control of Your IVF Journey”
Last week, I had the privilege of attending a virtual women’s empowerment workshop. Hosted by a collective of successful business women, the various keynote speeches that they delivered offered a great deal of inspiration, encouragement and insight into what it takes to achieve both your life and business goals. I was quite uplifted by the… Continue reading Do You Have an Infertility Support System?
This isn’t an easy subject to explore, though the question does cross my mind from time to time. I try not to dwell on it for too long because the idea of facing the worst-case-scenario can feel scary. Nonetheless, there are moments when I do wonder – What happens if you reach the end of… Continue reading A Childless Infertile Future vs Adoption
When it comes to fertility, regular exercise is a must. It improves metabolism and circulation, both of which contribute to better egg production, and optimizes your reproductive system by stimulating the endocrine glands, which secrete hormones that help eggs grow. The key is to have a go-to exercise routine that’s moderate in intensity and works… Continue reading 10 Exercises to keep you Fertile
I wonder who you’ll look like. Will your hair fall down in curls? Will you be a momma’s boy? Or daddy’s little girl? Are you a poet or a dancer, a devil or a clown? Or some strange new combination of the things we’ve handed down? – Marc Cohn, The Things We’ve Handed Down Hello… Continue reading The Things we’ve handed down
WARNING : The products of this recipe are incredibly addictive Who doesn’t love kicking back on the sofa with some trashy TV and a big bag of cheese puffs or salt & vinegar chips ? Perfect way to unwind after an insanity-filled work day ! Meanwhile, the calorie counter is going DINNG-DINNG-DONG crazy… The answer is… Continue reading Kale KRRRRUNCH !
Hi and thanks so much for being here with me and the rest of The B Method readers. I’m happy and grateful you’re here. I want to take some time today to focus on the power of mindset and the important role it plays with being fit & fertile. Your thoughts are powerful and depending… Continue reading Creating a Healthy Mindset
Fridays are rapidly becoming synonymous to “curious, creative concoction day” in the kitchen for me (is it obvious that I’m a fan of extended alliterations?) This weekend saw me successfully procuring these protein-packed, chocolate chip bites which are wholesome in every way possible. Good carbs, protein-rich, refined sugar-free, non-dairy (for those with sensitivities) and low… Continue reading Pro-Choc-Chip Chargers
Cheers, dear readers, If you’re anything like me, you shake your fist at the day you were labeled “infertile.” What a horrible word that no one ever thinks will get attached to them. I know I didn’t – it was a shock. That word brings about feelings of hopelessness. And it seems so definitive,… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions for your Fertility Journey in 2016