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How To Get Out Of The Rut

Feeling in a rut? This flashback post may be just the what you need. Every day we make so many conscious and unconscious choices its easy to forget that we actually have a choice.  We have a choice to hold the door for someone or the choice to give up our seat on the bus … Continue reading

How I Cried At Yoga

As part of my get healthier initiative I have decided to trade in some of my cardio sessions for classes instead. Today was my first day of Vinyasa yoga. The results were unexpected. I used to be very into Yoga and when I was in my early twenties I had extreme strength and flexibility. Of … Continue reading

Now that I am a mother I can’t watch the news

Have you ever noticed that since you had kids, news stories involving children or even TV fiction hits you a lot harder in the heart? I am a very emotional and sensitive person and I always have been. I feel things deeply and often tear up over stories I read on Facebook that other people … Continue reading

Protected: A New Year Begins, An Entire Year Wasted

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Wishing I Was One Of Them (the Fertiles)

The person who inspired this post just had her baby a couple of weeks ago and it made me realize it’s time I posted this. Hopefully it helps. ———————————————- There is this club.  It is a wonderful and magical club, to which billions of people belong, both men and women.  Odds are, you are in … Continue reading

Three who hold my hand, one who holds my heart: my twins were actually triplets

~An angel wrote in the book of life, my baby’s date of birth. Then whispered as she closed the book “too beautiful for earth.”~ I am writing this post today because today is infant and pregnancy loss awareness day. Lately I have had a heavy heart.  I can feel perpetual tears lodged in my throat … Continue reading

Mourning the Loss of the Jolly Jumper

It was a pretty average Monday, not so different from any other when I was sitting on the couch and hubs casually turned to me and said, “oh, by the way, I promised to give the jolly jumper to my cousin.” My world started spinning. What? The jolly jumper that I had purchased for Sawyer … Continue reading

Coping With Infertility One Word At A Time

Today’s post is one I wrote a few months ago.  It is about some of the feelings that I have felt since this whole thing began and marked the beginning of my letting go.  You will probably find you have had similar thoughts if you also suffer from IF.  It’s okay, it’s normal, and you need … Continue reading

Life Is Beautiful: Surving Infertility

The strong man who has known power all his life, may lose respect for that power.  But a weak man knows the value of strength… and he knows compassion. –Abraham Erskine from Captain America In honour of National Infertility Awareness Week I have been preparing a whole series of posts.  Most of them were ones I had … Continue reading

Looking Down My Nose At You: How Cancer Changes Things

Having a mom who is ill with cancer has turned my life upside down.  Not only is my mom sick, she was the light in my overloaded life, providing me with six hours a week of babysitting so that I could manage to keep it all together.  While I am coping with this better than … Continue reading

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