None of This is Tidy

Whether the misguiding was the fault of the people we trusted to lead us or our own for not digging and researching and reading and asking, it doesn’t matter.  11 years ago, when we decided to start our family through adoption, we knew nothing.  We were babies...

My Wednesday Night Sandy Lagoon

I was laying in a white lounge chair at the end of a row of 5 pregnant women.  The woman next to me was a sweet sweet friend from church, her head cocked toward mine in anticipation.  The others were strangers to me. There was powdery, white sand under the edge of our...

The Margins of Infertility

  It was a Tuesday I think.  I was in the shower and Tim was getting ready to bike the 13 miles to his office.  The kids were sleeping, the dog was sprawled on our white linen bedspread, staring at us longingly.  My always analyzing and deep feeling heart had been...

Get Out

I sat in the great room of a picturesque white lodge in the Nashville country side listening to story after story after story of women struggling through infertility.  Heartbreaking stories, one after the other.  Labeling the evening as “emotional”...