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TTC Over 40 | Cycle 9 – Day 15

...while I am on this journey to conceive at child at the "geriatric reproductive" age of 44, I am learning so much about the struggles that women and couples have with natural conception....

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TTC Over 40 | Cycle 9 – Day 10

At no point along this journey has my faith in the Lord wavered. Any disappointment I've experienced has arisen from my impatience and unrealistic expectation that things would happen in my timing. God is so, so good. All the time.

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TTC Over 40 | Cycle 9 – Day 5

Up until that point, I had not surrendered this process to God. I had prayed every day for His grace. I had prayed for an open womb, for a healthy body, for direction, for wisdom, for strength and for courage. I had prayed...

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The 5 Stages of Grief After A Negative Pregnancy Test Result

It would be so easy, so ideal, so absolutely incorrect to state that I am in perfect peace at all times. It would be so easy to assert that 100% of the time I'm resting in God's grace, His love and His divine timing. Oh, how beautiful and amazing it would be to be able… Continue reading The 5 Stages of Grief After A Negative Pregnancy Test Result

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TTC Over 40: Day 24 – 9 DPO: Negative test + the turtle in the road…

This morning I woke up hopeful and praising our GOOD LORD! I am so grateful for breath and life, for the ability to use my five senses, for a fertile, fruit-bearing womb, for a wonderful family, for the opportunity and courage to share my journey with you, whoever you are. I'm grateful, blessed and highly… Continue reading TTC Over 40: Day 24 – 9 DPO: Negative test + the turtle in the road…

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TTC Over 40 | Day 23 – 8 DPO: Too early to test but I did, anyway…

Happy Monday! My morning started early, as usual, and bittersweet as I saw my mom and daughter, Nia, off; they're going back to NYC and I won't see either of them for another 6 weeks or so. I miss my lil Nia already! Granted, I most assuredly look forward to the summer months for this… Continue reading TTC Over 40 | Day 23 – 8 DPO: Too early to test but I did, anyway…