What If

What if this was how things were supposed to be? When we think about our future and the milestones we dream of having, we often neglect the thought that the opposite of what we anticipate to happen could end up being our reality. We expected to get ...

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The Job that Changed Everything

It’s crazy how things don’t work out. It’s even crazier how they do. I had just completed my bachelor’s degree in August 2017 and had high hopes of finding a job in my area of studies. I had seen a multitude of listings for ...

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Coping Part II: Despair Joins the Party

I remember sitting on the exam table, waiting for the doctor to go over ultrasound results to see if and how many follicles had developed, and desperately hoping this would be it.  We were on our third round of Letrozole, had just done the Day 14 ...

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Coping Part I: The Initial Reaction

To be honest, I wasn’t surprised and neither was my husband.  Not at first.  Having dealt with PCOS for 8 years leading up to this moment and had been very open with my husband in our dating phase that conception may be challenging for me; we kind ...

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Fear Fueled Passion

I had a choice to make - go to college full-time, or work full-time.  This choice was not one I was mulling over just for the fun of it.  I had just graduated high school and my mother wanted me to start moving towards some type of future and felt ...

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The Seed

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”  For starters – that question blows.  Most adults can’t even answer that question. Everyone has multiple interests and passions they want to pursue and to feel the pressure to narrow them all down ...

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