I was diagnosed with infertility 2007 after my first of six surgeries for Endometriosis and Adenomyosis, a journey that resulted in a hysterectomy in late 2014. I spent years suffering with the emotional and physical pain of not being able to conceive a pregnancy and I mourned never having a child of my own. The… Continue reading The Empty Swing: My Infertility Struggle
In the movie My Girl, the main actress, Vada, played by Anna Chlumsky gets her period, I believe for the first time. When Thomas, played by Macaulay Culkin, comes to her door she informs him that he needs to come back in 5-7 days. I have no clue what else happened in this movie, but… Continue reading Five to Seven Days
A spawn is defined as the following “the product or offspring of a person or place (used to express distaste or disgust)” by dictionary.com. This definition will come in handy as you continue to read this blog. As discussed in previous blogs, I have never had a child. Therefore, I do not have any spawn,… Continue reading The Spawn of Satan
I am sitting in the waiting room “playing” on my iPhone. I take notice of the people who are sitting around me. An elderly woman walks from the reception desk and drags her left leg slightly behind her. She sits down with a thud. Adjacent to me is a younger couple, realistically probably my age. … Continue reading It’s Back!!!!
Psychologist. Psychiatrist. Primary Care Physician. Gynecologist. Dentist. Orthodontist… I was updating the calendar that I share with my boss (I am an executive assistant and it’s pertinent that I keep the calendars up to date), and I was adding in all the appointments that I have scheduled so far for the month of February. First… Continue reading Boiling Pots
Winter finally arrived, and my family is now wearing heavier jackets out of the house in the morning. Those around me are sporting sweaters and long sleeves, commenting about wintry weather and a chill in their bones. Where I am sitting here waving air under my air pits because I am sweating like a burly,… Continue reading The Change