Hi Maybes! I've been a little quiet because.....I just finished my first protocol for egg retrieval. We're going to freeze and transfer in a few months once we get this thin lining resolved. Updates on my cycle soon to come. Having just finished the whole processes of stimulation and retrieval, I feel like there are … Continue reading 8 Things You Need to Know about your IVF Protocol that No One Told You
As we walk, sometimes crawl, though this infertility journey, we have to keep our minds and hearts open. Of course, there is nothing like carrying your own baby, but as we all know, sometimes that's not possible. That doesn't mean you don't get to have a family. Maybe you use a donor egg. Maybe you … Continue reading November: Adoption Awareness Month
Whatever you do, who ever you are as a woman, you use some type of beauty products every day: Make up, relaxers, nail polish, lotion, hair spray, wax, powder,deodorant..... But most of these items contain chemicals that can be dangerous to our health with long term exposure, even in small doses. Talcum powder has been … Continue reading Girl! You LookGood! (But at what cost) Mystery of Fibroids Pt 2: Beauty Products
It is Mother's Day. Again. Last year for Mother's Day, I unplugged, and I was able to lift my spirits and cross off a major bucket list item by going to see Prince in concert. Alone. It was one of best days EVER! This year, Prince has passed away, I am still sad about … Continue reading So a Woman Thinketh, So is She
Last Sunday night, I was curled up in my bed for the season premiere episode of the final season of Downton Abby. (At this point, if you haven't yet watched that episode, spoiler alert ahead!) Within the first 15 minutes, Anna reveals (implies) that she'd recently suffered a miscarriage, and that this wasn't the … Continue reading Monica, Robin, and Anna, but not Whitley, Aunt Viv, or Mary Jane: Why aren’t Black Characters in the Infertility Narrative?