The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 7

Meeting a new doctor is always uncomfortable when you suffer from anxiety. You're afraid to say the wrong thing. You're afraid one misstep and you end up spilling your guts all over the place. At least, it's like that for me. On the flip side, after being brushed off by three other doctors, I was… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 7

The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 6

Back to square one. Or two, if you want to count learning why I'm infertile as square one. Nonetheless, I was no closer to being a mother than I was a year prior to this. It's now October 2016. At this point I was refusing to go down quietly without a fight in my battle… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 6

The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 5

A week goes by and I realize I hadn't gotten the results from my pap. I'd never dealt with an abnormal one, so I thought nothing of it. I decided to call just to be certain. "Doctor would like you to come in for a cervical biopsy because your test was abnormal." Full stop. What… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 5

Back to School

YOU. GUYS. FULL START. THIS MAMA IS GOING BACK TO SCHOOL! After IVF and postpartum depression, I emerged from my depression with a new-found purpose: helping others who are going through what I've gone through. Today I'm one step closer to that dream! I'm so excited! I was accepted into the Bachelor of Science Psychology… Continue reading Back to School

The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 4

Trigger warning: Infertility, anxiety, mental illness Silence... What I wish would have taken place in my mind at this time. I had always dealt with anxiety, to a minor degree, but I felt it growing. The thoughts in the back of my mind subtly taking center stage, dropping bombs on my conscience. "This is somehow your fault." They said… Continue reading The Bump, The Glow, and The Baby – Part 4