Category Archives: On Being Infertile

Now I Understand the “Oops”

For years, as a woman who struggled to successfully conceive a child, I struggled mightily with “The Oops.” I just didn’t understand how someone could have an oops, cry over an oops, be shocked by the oops, possibly even regret … Continue reading

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Dealing With Loss

Originally posted on ERIK LINDEEN:
Last week, my wife and I experienced the pain and loss of our fourth miscarriage. To be honest, I’m still coming to grips with it.  I was just starting to get excited about the idea…

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Marked with Infertility

Bear with me, it has been a while. My Trying to Conceive history: Easy conception in December of 2006 and then a 10 week “missed” miscarriage. D&C. Doctor discovered a septate in my uterus. Nurse incorrectly advised me to “go … Continue reading

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I’ve Been Half-Lying

“God is sovereign!” We’ve all said it. Complain, complain, critique, question, complain … “But it’s all good–God is sovereign!” I’m know I’m guilty of it. Saying that TRUTH but not wholeheartedly believing it. I mean, I BELIEVE God is sovereign. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: Here It Is Again

Mother’s Day used to hurt my heart. Over three years and two kids later … it still kinda does. Mother’s Day hurts my heart because I remember. I remember how it felt to wake up on that dreadful morning, knowing … Continue reading

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Things I’ll Miss

In an attempt to remind myself that this pregnancy really is nearing its end (whether I believe that truth right now or not), I’m going to try to list all the things I’ll miss about being pregnant. Here goes nothin’… … Continue reading

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25 Weeks: The Gift of Infertility

There I was, kissing my two year old angel goodbye, and struggling to climb semi gracefully out of the car. At 25 weeks pregnant, “graceful” is quickly becoming a thing of the past. I balanced a handful of trash, my … Continue reading

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