Annie I'm a Mess

I'm thirty five, and inside of me is a mess of endometriosis, interstitial cystitis and infertility.  It's been three years of trying to get pregnant, three surgeries, one removed ovary, and no children... sigh.

My Secret IVF Vision Board, Revealed

My friend, C, has for months been trying to convince me to create a vision board. C’s vision board has a lot of specific goals on it: work accomplishments, a trip she wants to take, attention to herself and aspects of her life. I know there are people who will say that their vision boards worked, and I don’t doubt that there is something to reminding yourself daily of your goals and wishes. But no vision board in the world is going to make me pregnant, and no amount of optimism is going to convince me otherwise. ...more
Stunning. I make an early prediction that this will be nominated for a Voices of the Year. In ...more