Today’s post is from Sarah who blogs over at Ramblings of a Barren Heart. She is sharing some of the things to not say to someone who is going through infertility. I’m going to go ahead and put a disclaimer – these are not necessarily things that bother me when said. #2 is probably the only one because I don’t really like when others try to insist they know God’s plan for me. But, worse has been said to me… and I honestly do believe that I will get pregnant at the right time, and my time is not perfect, God’s is.
Today for the Blogger’s Fertility Conference, Ryanne over at Girl Ryanne is sharing her thoughts on how infertility impacts marriage. Going through treatments really does put a strain on your marriage because everything is so timed… as a woman, we’re far more emotional than men as it is, but add in artificial hormones and crazy medications, it just gets worse. Way worse. Taking this break to plan for Disney has been the best decision we’ve ever made on this entire infertility journey. We have something SO exciting to look forward to with our little girl before the reality of doctor’s appointments, medications and injections sinks back in.
Today starts the third and final week of the Bloggers Fertility Conference hosted by Miss.Conception Coach. Thank you all for reading these posts. I’ve really enjoyed the different perspectives and the glimpses into different journeys of infertility. Today’s post is from Lindsey at Our (In)Fertility Journey and she is sharing the brutally honest truth of wanting to give up…
Can I ask a favor?
Please go read her post and leave her a lot of love and encouragement.
We are concluding week 2 of the Bloggers Fertility conference. It looks like we have 1 more week of content coming up for you, so stay tuned! I know you guys aren’t used to seeing daily posts from me, and I apologize if you feel like your inbox is blowing up with posts, but since this is a daily conference (week days) I at least wanted to give all of the writers a little extra push for their hard work.
Today’s post is from Lindsey who blogs at Awaiting Autumn and I love it so much! Her words are so encouraging as she reminds us all that our infertility does not define us – we are so much more than our diagnosis. Be sure to check out her post and leave her some love…
Today’s Miss.Conception Coach Fertility Conference post is brought to you by Logan from With Great Expectation. I love her perspective on why she has reasons to be thankful for PCOS. Thankful! If you have PCOS and are stuck in mud with it, take a moment to read her post and be inspired. She makes some GREAT points…
Today is day 8 of the Bloggers Fertility Conference hosted by Miss.Conception Coach and this post by Caroline from In Due Time is something that speaks volumes on behalf of all of us who blog about our lives, especially for those of us who are infertility bloggers. Blogging is so scary – it puts the writers under a glass house, and while we have the power to edit whatever we want out of what we have to say, we often find that we hit that “publish” button and leave it all in before crawling under a blanket and hiding, waiting for that first comment to come through. I love Caroline’s blog and have been a long-time reader of her journey. Please check out her post on vulnerability and leave her some love…
Today is day 7 of the Bloggers Fertility Conference and my blog post on What PCOS Feels Like is the featured post! Many of you probably remember this post from PCOS Awareness Month – it’s gotten quite a bit of traffic since it first published. It’s sad that so many women can relate to it, but I’m also glad that the internet has provided a way for us to connect together and support each other. If you haven’t read my post yet, please check it out! It is an honor to get to participate in this online fertility conference. I hope you’re all enjoying the diversity of posts as much as I am. Here my version of PCOS:
We are officially into week 2 of the Bloggers Fertility Conference hosted by Miss.Conception Coach! It looks like we’ll have 3 weeks worth of content to share with you all, which is pretty great if you ask me. I have been enjoying all of the different perspectives of infertility, the different stories that bring us all together, and the great support all of these ladies have been showing each other. I’m so thankful to be a part of it!
Today’s post is brought to you by Chrissy from 31 Chances and she is sharing her experience with donor embryos and actually meeting her donor. This post brought tears to my eyes – it’s so beautiful in every way. Please read it and leave her some love:
Today’s post for day 5 of the Bloggers Fertility Conference hit me hard.
I’ve watched one of my favorite people in the world go through the same thing as Whitney from Running with PCOS. Miscarriage is tough. Multiple miscarriages is agonizing. My heart broke for Whitney as I read her story. Please take a moment to read her post, and if you have experienced a miscarriage (with or without infertility) please leave her some love:
Things happen for a reason. Most of the time we have no idea what that reason is and a lot of times I don’t think we will ever know. I am in the process of losing my 5th pregnancy. And even though I was only pregnant for a little over a week it has once again changed me. Even though I feel completely heart broken and lost, I still have to focus on the lesson.
Continue Reading: Through My Loss…
Today’s post for the Bloggers Fertility Conference is from Laura at Making Baby Provence. This post is SO GOOD. I can’t even begin to tell you how many times I have heard “Have you ever considered adoption?”, mainly from people who don’t understand infertility, but also from people who have adopted themselves. I think adoption is beautiful – I also think it’s a specific calling placed upon you and that you just know when it’s the right time. Adoption is not a solution to infertility and it’s not a band-aid. It also shouldn’t be treated as a last resort. It is beautiful in its own right, in the right time.