Giving Thanks · Infertility · Motherhood · Pregnancy · TTC Baby #2

My Little Lion Baby {Forever}

*Warning: For those deep in the trenches of the infertility battle, this post may be hard to read as it references pregnancy success. Please feel free to come back when your heart is ready. I understand. I truly do.* I’ve needed to write this post for over a week now. But, I didn’t have words.… Continue reading My Little Lion Baby {Forever}

Infertility · Motherhood · Pregnancy · TTC Baby #2

Lion Baby {And other FET updates}

In summary, everything yesterday went smoothly with the embryo transfer and now all that is left is to navigate “resting” with a toddler while waiting for pregnancy test results in the next couple of weeks. Oh, yay, resting and taking a whole lot of meds. But, beyond the summary, the DETAILS of yesterday are what… Continue reading Lion Baby {And other FET updates}

Infertility · Prayers · TTC Baby #2

Knowing this day would come {And choosing to hope}

When I wrote yesterday’s post, I knew my heart would not be satisfied with Netflix and ice cream for long. I knew my tired body would become what this Lion Baby needs. For, I am brave. Brave enough to whisper my fears. Brave enough to reach out with what terrifies me. Brave enough to utter… Continue reading Knowing this day would come {And choosing to hope}

Prayers · Pregnancy

Keep Doing What You’re Doing {I think she meant prayer}

This weekend I am planning a nice, long post about the accomplishment of reaching 30 weeks of pregnancy! Woohoo! But, as tomorrow is a long day of in-service meetings (and Valentine’s), a quick update is in order tonight. Abigail is doing wonderfully! Is she small? Yes. Is she still as happy as a clam? Absolutely. The specialist gave… Continue reading Keep Doing What You’re Doing {I think she meant prayer}

Giving Thanks · Infertility · Prayers · Remedies

OUCH! {The things most people don’t prepare you for}

Ten p.m. rolled around last night, and I was scouring the kitchen for something new…something salty…something that would relieve the incredibly painful bloating and cramping. Then, I found them. Pickles. 220 mg of Sodium per dill spear. Just the ticket. Follow that up with some salty, cheesy crackers and some trail mix, and then wash… Continue reading OUCH! {The things most people don’t prepare you for}