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  • Dear My 14-Year-Old Self

    Dear my 14-year-old self, You’re approaching 27 now; you’re not much taller, if anything you’re slightly smaller, and life hasn’t quite turned out the way you’re imagining that it will. You’ve…

  • Why We’re Going Abroad For IVF #3

    Planning for our third IVF cycle is something we hoped we would never be doing. In the same breath, planning for our second cycle wasn’t something we hoped we’d be doing…

  • We Need to Talk About Toxic Positivity

    Please, stop with the positive vibes only. We need to talk about toxic positivity. When I was diagnosed as infertile, it seemed like the logical option for me to tell people.…

  • AMBER IN A TEACUP TURNS ONE

    Hello! Yes, it’s me, I’m still here, the blog still exists and I’m well and truly back into the swing of things. I have definitely neglected this blog over the last…

  • Life after IVF: It’s time to move on.

    Life after IVF: It’s time to move on.  There comes a time in your IVF journey where you must accept the situation that you’re in. To reach the point of IVF,…

  • Defined by Infertility

    As I sit inside a quirky little coffee shop, overlooking the manic streets of the city, I people watch. I watch men walk past in their suits and their ties, notebook…

  • The Loneliness of Infertility

    When you first start trying to conceive, you don’t anticipate that you may be infertile. You don’t anticipate hours spent in doctors offices, invasive scans, alarms every morning reminding you to…