No one ever wants to fail and, when we inevitably do, it’s not something we enjoy. But why would we? Failure is distressing. It batters our self esteem and leaves us doubting our own worth. And it niggles; what if? what could? what now? It preys on our minds, constantly, ravaging our mental health and … More Beautiful people do not just happen
“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear” – Mark Twain. Thank you, my husband, for finding the courage to raise your voice with mine… I’m Hugh. One half of an infertile couple. The infertile half. I’m not much of a blogger and not usually one to write much at all … More The other side of our story, by Hugh
“A woman is like a teabag, you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water” said Eleanor Roosevelt, and I can’t help but agree. I’m sure there are times in all our lives when we’ve had to muster up all the inner strength we can possibly find. If you follow … More Infertility & friends
Just a really quick little post to say how utterly and completely overwhelmed I am to the response to yesterday’s blog about my infertility journey. I can only echo my words again and stress that infertility should absolutely not be a taboo subject and you people out there have made me feel incredibly proud to have shared … More Utterly overwhelmed
I never expected to have trouble conceiving. For me it always felt like a given; find man, buy house in country with big garden, get married, have child, have more childs and possibly dog. We diligently worked through this checklist, ticking things off until, eventually, we knew the date we were going to start trying, … More It’s all about ME!