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"Ten Words that Describe Infertility" from The Actual Pastor ("lonely, on hold, exposed, invaded, awkward, angry, stressed, despair, loss, ambivalence")

"Ten Words that Describe Infertility" from The Actual Pastor ("lonely, on hold, exposed, invaded, awkward, angry, stressed, despair, loss, ambivalence")

"Infertility Confidential: Infertility Info That You Need to Know and May Get Me Killed" by The 2 Week Wait ("I've become a hard core infertility advocate both professionally and personally. Because of this, I've learned so much that I sincerely wish I knew when I was still peeing on ovulation prediction kits thinking I was going to get pregnant the first month of trying. *Cue studio audience laughing*")

"Infertility Confidential: Infertility Info That You Need to Know and May Get Me Killed" by The 2 Week Wait ("I've become a hard core infertility advocate both professionally and personally. Because of this, I've learned so much that I sincerely wish I knew when I was still peeing on ovulation prediction kits thinking I was going to get pregnant the first month of trying. *Cue studio audience laughing*")

"What Not To Say" from The Infertile Bird ("An infertility blogger riffing on 'just relax' is like a stand-up comedian joking about airline peanuts - it's been done to death, but you people out there keep SAYING it to us so you leave me no choice.")

"What Not To Say" from The Infertile Bird ("An infertility blogger riffing on 'just relax' is like a stand-up comedian joking about airline peanuts - it's been done to death, but you people out there keep SAYING it to us so you leave me no choice.")

"Time for a New Tale: Diagnosis: 411.07, Privileged Dystopian Syndrome" from Becoming ("Normal, authentic human emotions are often medicalized ... A culture which does not tolerate grief is diseased.")

"Time for a New Tale: Diagnosis: 411.07, Privileged Dystopian Syndrome" from Becoming ("Normal, authentic human emotions are often medicalized ... A culture which does not tolerate grief is diseased.")

Stirrup Queens' EPIC list of blogs

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"Mustard Seeds" from Glow in the Woods ("There is no being living who has not felt suffering.")

"Mustard Seeds" from Glow in the Woods ("There is no being living who has not felt suffering.")

"Welcome to the emoblopedia, an emotional blog encyclopedia that archives thought-provoking entries. It is organized both by larger umbrella topics such as 'treatments' or 'adoption' as well as by smaller subcategories such as 'deciding to proceed with IVF' or 'getting through the homestudy.' An emoblopedia is an archive of the emotional journey..."

"Welcome to the emoblopedia, an emotional blog encyclopedia that archives thought-provoking entries. It is organized both by larger umbrella topics such as 'treatments' or 'adoption' as well as by smaller subcategories such as 'deciding to proceed with IVF' or 'getting through the homestudy.' An emoblopedia is an archive of the emotional journey..."

"On Choosing Love Again" from By the Brooke ("Even when your heart is broken, you let go of fear and you make yourself vulnerable and you take the risk of choosing love again.  It's a choice, a deliberate action, and it is a profound one.")

"On Choosing Love Again" from By the Brooke ("Even when your heart is broken, you let go of fear and you make yourself vulnerable and you take the risk of choosing love again. It's a choice, a deliberate action, and it is a profound one.")

"Wild and Precious" from Stumbling Gracefully ("One feeling that pulsed inside me with great urgency was ... the desire to be DONE ... Except, I’m not sure what I want my life to even look like. Right now it’s so easy to hide behind the goal of having another child; I can put off everything else until then ... If we have another child, I will be faced with THE REST OF MY LIFE.")

Wild and Precious

"Wild and Precious" from Stumbling Gracefully ("One feeling that pulsed inside me with great urgency was ... the desire to be DONE ... Except, I’m not sure what I want my life to even look like. Right now it’s so easy to hide behind the goal of having another child; I can put off everything else until then ... If we have another child, I will be faced with THE REST OF MY LIFE.")


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