Category Archives: positive thinking

Understanding and acceptance

If things had worked out differently, my baby would be two today. Incidentally, my maternal grandfather would be 98 today.  I never met him, either. But things didn’t work out differently.  I lost that pregnancy on account of a blighted … Continue reading

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I set this thing up, from its very conception (note the word choice) to be a gestation.  I gave it an eight-and-a-half-month timeline, with a clear date of when I could expect it to be over.  As I’ve mentioned before, … Continue reading

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To answer your question…

In honor of April being National Infertility Awareness Month, I thought I might attempt to answer the one question I’m being asked a lot lately… Q: You know you’re not infertile, right?! A: Yes, I do know that.  However… I … Continue reading

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A week after I started this blog, I went to Disneyland with Dawn and her family.  Yesterday, a week before I’ll be ending this blog, I went to Disneyland with Dawn and her family. This may not seem that special, … Continue reading

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Harsh truths, part 2 of 2

A continuation of this post, responding to an article my mom printed out for me several years ago. 5. Getting your way is usually not as important as finding a way to work together. Reading this truth, I keep thinking … Continue reading

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Friday night

I’ve got some good stuff ahead of me. See, I happen to be shacking up with a man whose entire family was born in the month of April – or at least it seems that way, judging by the amount … Continue reading

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I don’t even know where to start with this…  But between the post title and that first line, I guess it’s best to start by reassuring everyone that nobody else is pregnant. I’ll start with a background story.  Once upon a … Continue reading

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