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My IVF Journey

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2004’s Cinematic Masterpiece, Mean Girls

It’s not that I believed Coach Carr (clearly you’re not going to die), but as the product of a teen pregnancy, his words resonated.

It never occurred to me that pregnancy wouldn’t happen naturally. My birth mom had me at 17. She spent nearly three decades having children! It never occurred to me that pregnancy wouldn’t happen naturally. Infertility did not run in my gene pool.

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3 Must-Haves to Survive IVF

Welcome shot takers and doctors-appointment makers! The IVF journey unites us all in pain, suffering, and an unlimited supply of blog articles on the topic.

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Parks Picks: The Best TV of 2019

It’s been awhile since I last provided TV recommendations, so long that I hadn’t even featured Amazon Prime, and Disney+ hadn’t been announced.

So, in the spirit of time off for the holidays, I present your must-watch shows.

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Conversations About Motherhood

As a Type-A personality, I’ve always set goals for myself. Graduate college early? Check. Get married at 25? Check. Have a baby at 28? Not so much.

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Getting Personal

Impatience Pays Off

One year ago today, April 18, 2017, I was rushing home from work to get ready for my best friend to come over and watch the beginning of the end of Pretty Little Liars. It was a hell of a day – issue after issue at work, a busy weekend of back-to-back family events to stress over, and to top it off, my DVR was NOT set to record.

I walked in the door and told Andy I was done. I hated being this stressed. I hated the commute. I needed a change.

“Let’s move. You pick the place. I just want out.”