“So, when are you going to have kids?” It’s one of the most awkward questions I encounter and one of the most stressful, frustrating, and tear-inducing. It’s a question asked by well-meaning and caring relatives, friends that don’t know any better, friendly parishioners I know … Continue readingThe Cross of Infertility
It’s July 2008 and I’m strapped to a surgical table as a fertility doctor siphons three dozen eggs out of my ovaries through a long needle. Blood is coming from between my legs, as the needle repeatedly perforates my vaginal walls en route to my … Continue readingMy Journey through In Vitro Fertilization
In case you haven’t heard, the subject of birth control has been in the news lately. Before I get in to this post, I’m going to add a clarifier that I am not a doctor or a pharmacist and the advice contained in this post … Continue readingShouting from the Rooftops!
I’ve written before about my journey with Infertility, and I’ve tried to always be candid about the pain of carrying the cross that God has given to me. I’m not going to lie to you all and say that it’s been an easy cross to … Continue readingGifts From the Muck
I am going to take this opportunity to introduce you to a saint that I have developed a special devotion to, St. Hannah. St. Hannah is the patron saint of childless wives and infertile women (whether they have children or not), and I strongly identify … Continue readingSt. Hannah Pray for Us