10
Oct

No one goes into surgery thinking something terrible is going to happen. We just roll the dice and believe we will be in the percentage of people who are lucky. How else would we allow ourselves to be put under and sliced open so willingly? I wasn’t so lucky in mid-summer 2018, I had just finished another egg retrieval for IVF, my 4th so far. I was trying to keep my hopes up that this one would result in a good embryo or two. The last egg retrieval had resulted in nothing, not a single good embryo, even though at 38 years old it didn’t seem like I could really be too old yet? Going into this retrieval I had been doing “everything” there was to…

08
May

If God was a genie in a bottle, what would you ask him for? No, I’m serious, just go there for a moment with me. Go ahead. Write down your wish list. Here is mine: (more…)

09
Apr

Eeek! It’s my official launch day and I’m so excited!! I can’t believe it’s finally here, it’s been a labor of love, sweat and tears for sure, because….I STARTED A COMPANY! But I am getting ahead of myself, I have a little story to tell you first… For those who have been following along my journey in my former blog Tiny Tow Heads, you will know my husband and I have struggled for a very long time to grow our family, and I even almost died after something went horribly wrong during my 4th IVF egg retrieval. I have spent many mornings slumped over the kitchen table in tears, after failed IVFs or dismal doctor’s diagnosis, and one day, I met an angel, in the truest sense of the…

20
Dec

Sometimes while waiting for your miracle, it can begin to feel like miracles don’t really happen. Sometimes, when tragedy strikes, it can feel like this world we live in is only full of tragedy. I wish I could bottle up the feeling you have when something comes together so beautifully in your life, in such a creative way, that it truly feels miraculous. I would keep this bottle in my bathroom cabinet and open it and sprinkle it on me on days like today. Cover myself with some of that glorious hope. (more…)