Tag Archives: TTC

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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Handing Down The Hand-Me-Downs

When I was pregnant with Viv, we got a lot of thoughtful gifts, but my favorites were the boxes of hand-me-down clothes from mommy friends who had been there before me.  Sorting through those cartons was Christmas morning level exciting.  Adorable playsuits, girlie party dresses, cozy pajamas and, um, these? Onesie crotch extenders, it turned […]

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