PCOS… Which type are you?

It has been discovered that there is more than one type of PCOS. According to recent studies there are 5, to be exact. Not only is this exciting news because Scientists and Doctors are making advancement in the understanding of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, but because they have finally realized that it is a HUGE issue […]

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Infertility and the Holiday Season

Holidays are meant to be a time for cheer. Time to be spent with your family and loved ones. To have large gatherings where you celebrate everything you are grateful for, and all that you have accomplished in the previous year. It’s a time to set goals for your future, and to show appreciation for […]

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PCOS Pondering

We all know that no one can really explain the underlying cause of PCOS. For most of us Cysters, it just kind of happened. Out of no where. My first sign that something was out of the ordinary was the weight gain, and then came the lack of periods (which can be caused by weight […]

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Sweating for the Wedding Challenge

The big wedding day is just a little over 7 months away (holy crap where did the time go?!). I wish I could say I was right where I want to be health/weight wise, but I definitely am not. And I am assuming that since the last 11.5 months went by so fast, I can […]

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The Lost Stork

Every day, somewhere far, far, away, the storks are busy working. They perform lots of tests, and try their best, to do the most superb version of “Storking”. You see, happy couples all over the world, have asked for the blessing of family. And at the end of the day, maybe, just maybe, the storks […]

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Feelin’ like a busted can of biscuits

So first off.. the title says it all. I have really been sucking at this whole dieting/weight loss thing. I would much rather eat an entire bag of coffee flavored M&M’s. And I have. ¬†Several times. I’m feeling a lot like my Ginger cat Dougie looks in that picture (no body shaming Dougie, Mamma loves […]

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Infertility & Insurance, or Lack Thereof

Disclaimer.. this very well may turn into a rant…. Like most things in life, if you don’t have genuine experiences with something, you’re probably not going to know a whole lot about it. Same went for me about Infertility before I was diagnosed. I had heard of it, and I knew what it was, but […]

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Pity Party for One.

So I’m going to be real with everyone today. I make light of the infertility battle as much as I can because I believe it is what keeps me sane. And honestly, so far, this blogging thing has become a really great outlet for me to vent my feelings. But some days it genuinely feels […]

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What to expect while taking CLOMID.

Most women struggling with infertility are more than familiar with Clomid, and less than excited to try it. These little white pills have a really bad rap, and for some it has totally earned it. For all of the ladies just starting your journey, (or the poor significant other that will have to deal with […]

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7 Things people struggling with Infertility want you to know.

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I believe that being the support for someone struggling with infertility can be a battle of its own. Like anything else, if you haven’t been through the situation yourself it can be difficult to fully understand or sympathize with. So I have put together a small list of things […]

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