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8 Things You Need to Know about your IVF Protocol that No One Told You

Hi Maybes! I’ve been a little quiet because…..I just finished my first Β protocol for egg retrieval. We’re going to freeze and transfer in a few months once we get this thin lining resolved. Updates on my cycle soon to come. … Continue reading

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November: Adoption Awareness Month

As we walk, sometimes crawl, though this infertility journey, we have to keep our minds and hearts open. Of course, there is nothing like carrying your own baby, but as we all know, sometimes that’s not possible. That doesn’t mean … Continue reading

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Girl! You LookGood! (But at what cost) Mystery of Fibroids Pt 2: Beauty Products

Whatever you do, who ever you are as a woman, you use some type of beauty products every day: Make up, relaxers, nail polish, lotion, hair spray, wax, powder,deodorant….. But most of these items contain chemicals that can be dangerous … Continue reading

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So a Woman Thinketh, So is She

  It is Mother’s Day. Again. Last year for Mother’s Day, I unplugged, and I was able to lift my spirits and cross off a major bucket list item by going to see Prince in concert. Alone. It was one … Continue reading

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Monica, Robin, and Anna, but not Whitley, Aunt Viv, or Mary Jane: Why aren’t Black Characters in the Infertility Narrative?

Please be aware, this post contains SPOILERS for the following series’: Downton Abby Season 6 Ep 1 How I Met Your Mother Friends Being Mary Jane Last Sunday night, I was curled up in my bed for the season premiere … Continue reading

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Doin’ Too Much: Surgery, Change, and my Holiday

Most people’s holiday seasons are filled with family, food, drinks, and relaxation. Mine had some of that, but also included hysteroscopy, estrogen, moving, and bed rest.   In short, I’ve been having issues with my cycle, and my RE and … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like Home (And Endless Questions) for the Hoilidays

This week kicks off the American Holiday season: Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s Eve. Plenty of food, parties, shopping sprees, drinks, and time with family and friends. Time with family and friends usually means people want a life update: How’s … Continue reading

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