Life: Favorite Podcasts Pt. II

Podcasts are a great way to pass time, are easy to listen to on the go, and keep you “company” while you are doing other tasks.  I wrote about my favorite podcasts previously, but have compiled some more that I wanted to share with you. I’ve linked some of my favorites below: Amber Rose Show…

Infertility: Well Then…

Well we were trying but after just a few days into it I started spotting again.  I assumed it was my body’s way of telling me that it wasn’t ready yet.  I was disappointed, but I took the cue and we immediately stopped. Jon encouraged me to go to the doctor to see what was…

Weight Loss: Intermittent Fasting (2 Week Check-in)

Day One: Weight: Unknown 17/7 Coffee and water during the 17 hours only Hungry at about 10:30am and again around 4:00pm (Drank Water) Lunch was string cheese and a Premier Protein shake (2 Carbs) Dinner was Pizza Bites and Sub Roll-ups (About 10 – 12 Carbs) MCT Matcha Latte after dinner (0 Carbs) Total Carbs: 12…

Infertility: Living as an Infertile Person in a Fertile World

I am walking through Marshall’s, one of my favorite places, and there right in front of me are racks and racks of discounted baby clothes.  I walk a little further and there sitting right in front of all the mugs is one that reads “Mom to be.”  As I walk into my RE’s office (Infertility…

Infertility: We’re Trying

To my surprise after the bleeding of my miscarriage stopped I had just fifteen days before my menstrual cycle would start.  I was told by the OBGYN that it could take up to six weeks before I would start, so needless to say I was a bit taken-aback.  After the surprise came the excitement.  I…

Marriage: Loyalty & Support (Fundamentals Series)

“The crowning characteristic of love is always loyalty.” ~ Jeffrey Holland Loyalty and support are the final two fundamentals in our Marriage Fundamentals Series. I figured I would save the best for last, because these final two encompass several of the other fundamentals of marriage – trust, communication, and respect. When we think loyalty, we…

Weight Loss: Goal Setting, Realizations and Changes

My original goal weight is just 25 pounds away from where I want to be.  I probably will come up with another goal once I achieve my first goal, but let’s start there. I knew I was making some bad choices which was keeping me from where I wanted to be. I also knew that…

Infertility: What now?

So what now? After being infertile for over 10 years, we got pregnant but then lost our baby, which leaves us still infertile and even more brokenhearted.  The question is what do we do now?  Well, we know we have to wait for my body to fully heal from the miscarriage which according to our…

Infertility: Father’s Day After Miscarriage

I wanted to write about a topic that doesn’t get mentioned very often. That is, the feelings of the father after a miscarriage. Please note, I am going to write my thoughts and feelings as they come to me, also I’m going to add and remove things as I see fit. So, I apologize in…

Infertility: After the Miscarriage

The weekend following the miscarriage was rough.  Not so much physically, although I was still bleeding and had mild cramping but definitely emotionally.  Jon and I could not go more than a couple of hours without breaking down.  We spent the weekend sharing our sadness and doing our best to try and console each other….