Decisions, Decisions

So I had a little bit of a different outcome at the fertility doctor's office today. I came in for an US (ultrasound), bloodwork, and a post coital test. I could only do the post coital test if my follicle (developing egg) was large enough - and it was, thankfully. They performed the test and…

Remaining Hopeful through Infertility

Another negative pregnancy test. I stood dazed in the produce section of the local grocery store after the call came in this afternoon - the nurse notified me that this past cycle was unsuccessful. I continued to stand there for a bit, watching with blurry vision as people pushed their shopping carts around the aisles.…

Loving Yourself and Loving Others

"[Love] it is not self-seeking..." - 1 Corinthinans 13:5 "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'" - Mark 12:30-31 Do you ever feel like there is a conflict between loving yourself…

Baby Steps: Healthy Habits for the New Year!

Bad habits are difficult to break. And new, healthy habits are hard to make! But I want to begin this New Year with a few goals--baby steps--that will help me live more healthfully in 2015. I've tried dieting, and it didn't work for me. I've thought about those weight-loss pills, but something always holds me…