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The Top Ten Things NOT to Say

February 26th, 2009
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Anyone who has struggled with infertility has inevitably been given “advice” or opinions completely unsolicited and often shockingly rude. As my husband and I discussed some of the inappropriate comments we heard when we began to tell people that we were having trouble conceiving (something we started talking about in response to the unending questions [...]

Make A Wish

May 25th, 2007
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There are a couple of sites that I have been frequenting lately that have to do with making a wish. I have linked before to the absolutely incredible blog from The Town Criers called, “Stirrup Queens and Sperm Palace Jesters”. Along the sidebar she has a link that says, “Make a Wish” that shows a [...]

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Infertility Humor (?)

May 17th, 2007
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I can’t seem to get enough of the FertilityPlus site. In fact, it is one of the only sites that lists a page for infertility humor. FertilityPlus First of all, here is their disclaimer: These jokes may not be funny to some and they are not politically correct. If you’re not in the mood please [...]

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Infertility Slang

April 27th, 2007
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Trying To Conceive Slang Terms I stumbled upon this extensive list of fertility slang terms to keep in mind while reading blogs, or writing your own. Although I’m only going to reprint the ABC’s the list goes all the way through Z. With a ton of terms that I hadn’t ever heard of, it sure [...]

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MomSpa Tip #59

April 26th, 2007
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Time for some (color) therapy In this tip from the MomSpa team, they suggest wearing pink sweats. You’ll have to read the full tip to get the idea of what they are talking about and it makes a lot of sense. The part of this tip that I found most helpful is their color list [...]

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I Scored 57

April 25th, 2007
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How Stressed Are You? Again, with the Beliefnet! I am addicted to quizzes. But only self-awareness type quizzes that I like the results to. I really don’t care to much for pop quizzes of the scholarly type, but anything about self-learning will get me to clicking away at the keyboard. This quiz is about how [...]

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MomSpa Tip #48

April 16th, 2007
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Early Morning In The Garden I had a very busy and exciting weekend planned. I had planned a large birthday party/fundraiser for our adoption agency. I have been working and prepping for months now and the day was finally here on Saturday. The entire weekend was hectic and fun. But, being me, I kind of [...]

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“Mom Spa” Post

March 18th, 2007
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My wonderful local library ordered this book from a request put in by me! I found the original book while browsing one night at Borders and it looked like so much fun. The title is Mom Spa 75 Relaxing Ways to Pamper a Mother’s MInd, Body, and Soul.” Written by Jennifer “Gin” Sander and the [...]

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Violent Oatmeal Cookies

March 6th, 2007
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This is a post from Bindweed Heights. Had me laughing out loud. With the oh so familiar frustration and anger at the powers that be that regulate fertility, Wavery puts a great creative spin on her energies. Even the title of this post is so true. “Overreacting? Me? Never.” A quick warning though, if you [...]

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Dark Chocolate Brownies

February 13th, 2007
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After tooting the horn of the benefits of dark chocolate, I thought that I would pass along a recipe that I found through www.sharffenberger.com Their company is located in San Francisco, CA and you can order their chocolate through their website. Their motto is “from bean to bar” which I thought was cute. Brownies could [...]

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