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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  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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July: Cookouts, Fireworks, and Awareness

One thing I have absolutely NO problem doing on my blog or social media is shouting out, partnering, or spreading awareness about/with other group or individuals that are about women’s health in general, or uterine fibroids, infertility, or Black women … Continue reading

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But Why? The Mystery of Fibroids Part 1: Estrogen Dominance

  By now we all know that up to 30% of all women will be diagnosed with uterine fibroids by the time they’re 35 , and up to 80% of all women will be diagnosed with uterine fibroids by the time they’re … 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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November’s Not Just for Turkey.

  We’re halfway through November (how did that happen?!) and I can’t let this month go by without acknowledging that its National Adoption Awareness Month! I was not aware that there was such a thing, until this year, so now … Continue reading

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