Category Archives: Infertility

Recovery, Discovery, and a Beautiful Gift

Some of my readers have asked me not to keep them in suspense for too terribly long. I will try to roll the whole story out, perhaps not efficiently (my usual way of working), but rather in a narrative that … Continue reading

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Pity the Fool Who Enjoys Pity

The Difficult Road Back to Normal I ended my last post with a recovery from two very serious illnesses, and a future infertility problem that I was unaware of at the time. I thought I was eager to join the … Continue reading

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How Does It Feel?

As promised, rather than share more events, this post is dedicated to sharing the inner thoughts of a lifetime member of the Infertility Club. When I joined, there was no Internet, we could not google things, and there were no … Continue reading

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Think Zebras, Not Horses: Saved by a Novice

Hello dear readers. Forgive my lapse into taking care of the mundane items that demand attention and neglecting to finish at least this part of my painful journey. So I am relaxing (if you could call it that) in my … Continue reading

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Bad Hair Day & Sunday Rescue

So I left my dear readers in suspense last time, but not for long.  My story picks up with a Monday morning scene that was part of our mom’s standard operating procedure, handed down from her mom, who had raised … Continue reading

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1968-69: Annus Horribilis with Apologies to Her Majesty

The story began I suppose, before I was born; you know what I am talking about if you have read and believe Psalm 139. 13 For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise … Continue reading

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When Sunday School is Just Too Painful

So I told you that there would be some dark alleys on the journey; who knew that one of them would be Sunday School? Back when we were a young, naive couple, we attended a Sunday School class of other … Continue reading

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