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The Essence of My Infertility and Surrogacy

I made a New Year’s resolution that I would leave some gas in the tank for the writing and management of my own blog. This is my first post of 2013, and we’re more than halfway through the month of February. Is this a resolution failure? Methinks not. You have to start a resolution in …

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A Series on Self-Doubt, Part 2: My Brain Knows Kung-Fu

This is Part 2 of a 10-part series on self-doubt. It’s based on Schmutzie’s presentation titled Self-Doubt and the Power of Personal Narrative. You can read Part 1 here.  ……. I had a doctor’s appointment this morning, one which I’d scheduled last week. It was to be an in-and-out appointment, its intent to serve as nothing more …

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I'll Always Wonder "What if…" – Guest post for National Infertility Awareness Week 2012

Today is the last day of National Infertility Awareness Week. This year’s theme of “Don’t Ignore Infertility” was spread far and wide. I read many powerful pieces, each about the importance of not ignoring the many ways that infertility can shade and color people’s lives. Don’t ignore me. Don’t ignore that infertility is emotional, not …

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