My Perfect Breakdown

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I usually count myself as a survivor of life.  I’ve survived losing my mom and sister when I was 14 years old.  I’ve survived 5 miscarriages and learning that my uterus is destined to kill any baby that attempts to grow.  I’ve survived.  Heck, at times I’ve even thrived in the face of all of this. And yet, sometimes I am reminded that I have lasting breaks within me. No matter how… Read More

We had five losses. A few bad doctors and one really smart one. We learned that my body is unlikely to ever support a healthy full-term pregnancy without significant medical intervention with a hefty price tag and no guarantees. We stopped trying. But did I give up? No, I don’t believe for a second that I gave up.  And I don’t believe others who stop trying are giving up. In fact, I… Read More