This poem was written in one of the darkest days of my infertility journey, when I was overcome with grief and felt truly empty. It honors those feelings. My womb is empty. It is not full of life. It is empty. My body is not a vessel. My womb is empty. My arms hang limp … Continue reading Empty

Am I Just Defective? Body Image & Infertility

Talking about body image, self-esteem, and infertility. Content warning: some discussion of weight related insecurity. Last week was National Infertility Awareness week (April 23rd-29th, 2022). The perfect time to talk about the many impacts and struggles faced by those struggling with infertility. For some background, I've never been someone with perfect self-esteem or confidence. As … Continue reading Am I Just Defective? Body Image & Infertility