Before I talk about how gratitude can improve your fertility journey, I need to give a little background regarding my car. See it was my car that recently made me reconsider the topic of gratitude in my life, if I have enough of it, and how it relates to you and your fertility journey. My family and I took a 2 week car trip during the summer. It was amazing. We saw many college friends that have moved away, as well as exposed our kids to new ideas and cultures that they can’t experience here … [Read more...] about More gratitude can improve your fertility journey
Archives for September 2016
This is the second blog post in a series from a client that is experiencing infertility and undergoing her own IVF experience. Her writing bares all, is funny, brutally honest, and hopefully helps you feel less alone on your own fertility journey. (If you missed the first part you can find it here.) Enjoy! -Misty Part Two Dr. Internet, Cupcakes, and More Crying Today was my first appointment after starting stims. First, I had to get my blood drawn before 8am. That was no … [Read more...] about IVF Experience: You’re Not Alone-Part Two
Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.” -Charles Swindoll I truly believe this quote is accurate for all aspects of our lives, especially fertility. The fertility journey can be very challenging (an understatement I know) and can make us feel that we don’t have control over anything. I challenge my readers today to take a different approach - if “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it” then apply this statement to your fertility. Yes, you have … [Read more...] about Your mindset on your infertility affects your fertility
I hear it all the time in consults - “My period is pretty normal”. Then I proceed to tell my patient or client what I consider the ideal menstrual cycle to be, and they say “wow, mine is nothing like that. That would be nice!” So let's talk about what an ideal period looks like, because it can tell us a lot about your overall healthy and your fertility. 28 days long - ideally your cycle should be 28-30 days long on a consistent basis. And yes, stress can really affect your cycle and can … [Read more...] about Is your period ideal to support your fertility?