My story and experience of infertility treatment. *Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and this is not medical advice just me telling my husband and I's story of infertility treatment. Our Treatment Story After about 7 months of trying to conceive on our own, I met with my family Doctor. I asked if there was … Continue reading Doctor, Can’t You Fix It?
Opening up about our journey with infertility. I will never be 25 and pregnant. I will never be 25 and a Mom. It sounds silly, but one of my life goals was to start a family at 25. I just had this idea that 25 would be the perfect time to have my first child. … Continue reading Opening Up About Infertility
You've been gone so longit makes me wonder sometimesif you ever really were. A distant memory nowthat someone could almost make me believeyou were just a figment of my vivid imagination. And yet,deep in my bones,in the pit of my stomach,I know that you were. Without a doubt,you were here. Right here.Tangible,living and breathing.And being … Continue reading You Were
If you follow the blog regularly, you may have noticed I've been writing and thinking a lot about grief, especially in the last few months. And outside the blog, if you know me personally, the last few years. I've gone through a ton of grief and loss in the last 6 years of my life. … Continue reading What the Hell is Grief Anyway?
It is a difficult time for so many. The world is hurting. Everywhere I look there seem to be people struggling, huge systemic problems, and injustices. Today it is Thanksgiving in Canada, even if it doesn't feel or look like it. And I'm not going to lie this year it is much harder and more … Continue reading Thanksgiving in Times of Adversity
Pain is human, it's normal, and it's okay. There is something profoundly alive about feeling pain, loss, and grief.
As I talked about in my recent post on struggle I've been going through a tough time. I've been wrestling with some big questions that don't come with easy answers. Not so much a few blue days where I'm feeling down, but I'm in a season of my life where I need to ask myself … Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Get Through Hard Times
On June 7th, 2020 our family welcomed home a new member. Juniper “June”, a tiny 8-week old kitten. But we also said a final goodbye to another member, our cat Freckles who passed away a year ago in May of 2019. Sunday was a pretty special day. We drove about and hour and a half … Continue reading Welcoming a New Family Member and Moving On from Loss