Tag Archives: Fertility Support & Information

You Cannot Find Peace By Avoiding Life

If you have ever been in Grand Central Station in New York you have seen the pigeons. They are the birds who are missing toes, cut off in their attempt to climb the escalator to reach the light. Sometimes we too can feel like those wounded pigeons. Life has been hard on us, we have lived […]

Infertility, Adoption, Loss: Before and After

When you lose a child there is a before and after; I suppose with any major trauma in life there is always a before and after. Who we are before, and who we are after. The two are never the same. I have lost before in my life, big losses that shook my heart to […]

When you dangle your toes from the ledge and swing your arms, it’s only a matter of time before you fall

The question is whether when you fall you take flight to the sky, or you soar into the depths of the canyon. But no matter what, the momentum is going to take you over the ledge. So too with infertility and adoption, when we dangle our hearts over the ledge of possibility, and when we […]

Yes, No, Maybe So: Ask the Magic 8 Ball

Perhaps one of the most difficult lessons I had to learn as I grew out of the innocence of youth was that life is a series of varying shades of grey. Rarely, very rarely, can a question be summed up in a definitive color palette of black and white. And so too it goes with […]

Infertility: may it be soon, and may it be forever

Recently one of my most dear friends relayed to me her every day prayer for my husband and me “may it be soon, and may it be forever.” No matter where you are on your fertility journey this one prayer is the one silently uttered in the hearts of each person, and so eloquently expressed by […]

The 2012 Dirty Dozen Plus and the Clean 15

The 2012 Dirty Dozen Plus and the Clean 15: When Buying Organic Does (and Doesn’t) Make Sense By Lylah M. Alphonse, Senior Editor, Yahoo! Shine   Apples are one fruit you should buy organic whenever possible, according to an environmental group.Worried about pesticides and produce? Wondering if it’s worth it to go organic? The Environmental […]

A recipe that will make your belly, and your fertility, happy: Mango, avocado, and crab spring rolls

Today I share a very healthy, extremely yummy, recipe from FIVE AND SPICE. Proof positive that creating a healthy baby ready body can be fun, and appetizing. Enjoy! Spring Rolls with Mango, Avocado, and Crab (makes about 16 rolls) about 16 medium rice-paper spring roll wrappers about 4 oz. cooked crab meat, gently shredded apart […]