Do Your Research|All Birth Controls are NOT Created Equal

So PCOS sucks. We all know that by now. One of the most popular ways that Doctors “help” Cysters with our horrible PCOS side effects is by prescribing us Birth Control. Granted, it can seem like it is helping, but all it is really doing is putting a mask on its ugly face. When I […]

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What is Infertility?

I know I have shared the literal definition of Infertility several times. Infertility is described as the inability to conceive children after one year of having unprotected intercourse. There is so much more to being infertile than what is shared in that one simple sentence. There is sadness, heartache, debt, emptiness. That one sentence doesn’t […]

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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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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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The Self Love Project

One of the things I admire about men is their ability to just not give a crap. I’m not saying that ALL men don’t care about their appearance, because I’ve seen ALOT of them who are way more put together than I am. But for most of the ones I know, thinking about their “figure” […]

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