Tag Archives: TTC

The Conception Diaries

Are you ready, because I’ve got three blog posts for the price of one: I’ve been asked to write a weekly Conception Diary over at mom.me, alongside two other writers, all of us trying to conceive right before your very eyes! My first post, They Call Me Fertile Myrtle, is introductory, but my second post […]

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I’m Going To Be On TV Again

Remember that time I was on Ricki Lake? (I’m going to assume she wasn’t canceled because of me.) Anyway, guess what?  I’m going to be on TV again!

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Why I Never Thought My Fertility Treatments Would Fail

Author’s Note: If you’ve been reading Carriage Before Marriage for a while, you know my IVF odyssey wrapped up nearly a year ago.  Writing this post for mom.me gave me some closure.  I know how lucky I am to have my daughter, and we haven’t totally given up hope on a natural pregnancy to give […]

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Secondary Infertility

As a mom, there are a few questions I hate answering: When are you due?  Um, never, that bump is left over from the baby who’s now in preschool.  When are you going back to work?  I don’t know!  I’m not ready.  Are you planning to have another one?  Lady, unless you’ve got Kleenex in […]

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8 Things Not To Say To Someone Trying To Conceive

Note: This is my first original post for Lifetime Moms.  My editor actually assigned me this topic (she gets me) and told me to be “unapologetic,” which I interpreted as cranky.  Enjoy! I’m not technically infertile, just over the hill. If you saw me in good lighting, you might mistake me for 35, but you […]

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