The fertility journey... what a journey it is! Over the past few weeks, I have had the privilege of connecting with some amazing and inspiring people who have been and are still on their journey to parenthood. I remember when there were times that I felt no one could imagine the depth of my pain … Continue reading Unexplained Anovulatory Cycles: Sosina and Lee’s journey to adoption
Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending 'The Politics of Infertility' at the Houses of Parliament. Now, for someone who lived in the heart of London for 23 years of their life, it's pretty embarrassing for me to say that I have never even been close to the Houses of Parliament 🙈 From the moment … Continue reading The Politics of Infertility
I'm still buzzing from last Thursday! My first event with Thurrock CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) was a success! Honestly, it took a lot for me to come to this conclusion because I spent the first hour feeling deflated about the small (15) number of people who were in attendance. Myself and the CCG had planned … Continue reading Women’s Health Evening
This month of October is very close to my heart as it's 'Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness month and National Fertility Awareness week from 30th - 5th November. I also have my very first event with Thurrock Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on Thursday 17th, and... It's my 'No tea for 31 days' challenge - It's … Continue reading Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month
It's been a busy few of months of juggling motherhood, working on the direction of 9MAW (9MonthsandWaiting), to planning my next event, to being invited to speak in Dubai! Aaaahhhhhhhhh I can actually say that I am a International Speaker- like literally.
So, the other evening, I took a pregnancy test. It was negative. The weird thing is, I'm not quite sure how to take it... I just feel so... blah. I'm not upset, but I'm not happy either. It's strange. Yesterday, I realised that I felt guilty for taking the test, I felt as though I … Continue reading Negative
Three weeks ago, hubby and I began decluttering our home. We figured that we had far too many clothes and shoes with the label "I could definitely wear this again" and needed to get rid of them real quick! I'm sure many of you can identify with this. I came across a large box and … Continue reading Declutter Findings
Telling your employer that you are about to embark on a journey of Fertility treatment could probably be one of the toughest things you will have to do... Not only do you need to figure out who you are going to tell amongst your family and friends but, informing your boss is one extra person … Continue reading Tips for telling your employer you’re starting fertility treatment
I finally plucked up the courage to tell my mum about 9MonthsandWaiting!
Be Encouraged, Be Expectant... Sounds a bit cliche right? I know that when you're going through your fertility journey, some of the last things you want to hear are "relax", "Don't worry", "Be expectant, it will happen", "Be encouraged"... You just don't want to hear it when all you see and feel is an empty … Continue reading Be Encouraged, Be Expectant