It was cycle day one, and I stood in the queue at the pharmacy anxiously waiting my turn. They had gotten new stock of the fertility medicine I’d been prescribed for our medicated cycle just in time. The first blessing.  When I got to the front of the queue, I handed the pharmacist the script…

I had the privilege of watching some of the Noble Prize dialogues on “The Future of Work” this week. The discussions all highlighted some fascinating points about the world of work along with the direction we are headed in in the future. There is no doubt that digital advancements and what has been called the…

“Despite the overwhelmingly positive narrative of Mother’s Day that we see in commercials and advertisements, we know that this is a tough day for people experiencing infertility and loss. And it is important to remember that for many, this day is even more emotionally fraught if their own mothers have passed away, if they have…

“Grief is a reminder that love was present, and that even if it’s no longer in its original form, that love still exists.” ~ Michelle Maros   Several months ago I wrote a post about the companionship we get from our furry friends. While pets don’t replace human babies, they do tend to offer us…

There is no denying that infertility has a significant impact on all areas of your life. It affects you physically, mentally, emotionally and even socially. It takes a huge amount of energy and effort to try to stay balanced and hopeful throughout the ups and downs of this journey. From time to time, I find…

Making decisions isn’t alway the easiest thing to do, generally speaking. We face so many different choices in our daily lives, and the reality is that the more choice we have, the more confusing making a decision can become. It’s common to be indecisive about what you do or don’t want, and at times you…

It is always interesting to peel away the layers of just how much there is to deal and cope with when you’re going through infertility. Just when you think you’ve navigated this road long enough to have seen it all, you uncover another layer. One topic that’s kept coming up for me over the past…

I’ve always believed in choosing one path. I like consistency and knowing that I am following something all the way through. So, I’ve felt that it was important to create your own lane, commit to it and stick to what feels like an authentic path. I was committed to conceiving my baby naturally. With a…

I really look forward those moments in the day when the tasks on my to-do list are completed and I get to just switch off and enjoy a little bit of art therapy. Creative expression has been a wonderful outlet for me since childhood, and even now in adulthood, I find it so fulfilling to…

Permission-to-Pause

I stepped into this new year with the stillness of nature breathing it’s tranquility into my heart. My time off in recent weeks was everything I needed to refuel myself and start the year feeling grounded and connected to life’s possibilities. For so many of us, the past year has been full of curve balls…

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