Tag Archives: the struggle is real

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  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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Dear Tyra: An Open Thank You note to Tyra Banks

  Dear Tyra, Hey girl! I wanted to drop you a quick note today because, you were “on my heart” as the church ladies say. I guess you can say I’ve been a fan for years. In the 90s, when you were … 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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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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…But She Refuses to Go Down

Everyone has a plan ’till they get punched in the mouth. -Mike Tyson   I would like to say before I get started that this post has been in draft for about 4 days, so it wasn’t inspired by Rhonda … Continue reading

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Just like a Felon

I know I’m late, but the new thing I love is podcasts. I’m addicted.  Serial. The Read. Freakanomics. I even sub to a wedding planning pod cast. They’re entertaining, informative, and they help me get through my long commute home,  … Continue reading

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How Congress Celebrates NIAW….

…and it’s not by recognizing the week with a proclamation. Someone I know shared a little nugget about Congress and their plan to overturn a DC law that prevents women from being fired for using IVF or getting pregnant out-of-wedlock. At first, … Continue reading

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