Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Chase

We’ve been chasing the American dream. Oh you know, the perfect little home, in the perfect little neighborhood, where the perfect little family of four resides. Perfect is a lie. There is far more truth, beauty and richness in imperfection. … Continue reading

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The Chase

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Blessings

Sometimes a nation’s sorrow is so deep, the pain so great that we are forced to put aside our own problems and pause to join the country’s chorus of grief. In these times I am most reminded of blessings. You … Continue reading

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Love and letting go

“If you love something, set it free. If it returns it was meant to be.” Unknown I’ve lived long enough to truly understand that this adage applies not just to romantic love but the things the heart pursues…sometimes to our … Continue reading

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Taboo

I’ve always believed that we can only remove stigmas through getting real and sharing (ok, yeah…in my case over sharing) our experiences. For some, talking about infertility is taboo. In this, my extended family is the final frontier. You see, … Continue reading

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Anniversary Antics

As I write this my sleeping toddler’s foot is in my face. My poor hubby’s sleeping on the couch downstairs. My unopened gift is in the trunk of the car. And I just ate our anniversary cake slice alone, a … Continue reading

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Lightning in a bottle

My child is a miracle. We were lucky the stars aligned to allow for her conception and birth. The docs doubt we’ll be twice lucky. I pray they’re proven wrong. Our infertility specialist had “the talk” with me yesterday. Those … Continue reading

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