Chapter 34... It’s been four years since I started this blog and I take a huge amount of pride in saying that it has brought me an immense amount of joy. What began as a form of release and wanting to let the world know “Hey! My name is Kemi, I’ve been diagnosed with unexplained … Continue reading Chapter 34
Dear Kemi, Whilst it's been 5 years since you started your period, I thought it would be important to let you know how crucial it is that you track it... When I say track it, I'm talking about meticulously recording the start and end dates of your cycle. The reason for this is that it … Continue reading Dear 17 Year Old Kemi
In 2017, I had a conversation with someone about why I had not started a YouTube channel... Again, the common argument was that people don't read as much and my posts can sometimes be too long... For those who know me, I'm sure you could picture the "not impressed" look on my face! I've said … Continue reading I’ve started a podcast!
Happy New year Everyone! Wow, 2017, was definitely a beautiful year for me! I pray that wherever you are on your journey, you can look back at 2017 and smile at it all. On the 31st December, I did an Instagram Live event called 'Let's pray... Together' and was pleased with the amount of people … Continue reading A Little Encouragement for 2018
Hi Everyone, I cannot believe that it's the last day of 2017! The is going to sound so cliche but, where did the year go? I always find that the first half of the year drags and then once it hits August, I feel that we're in fast-forward. I've been shying away from doing something … Continue reading Let’s Pray…
The other day I was listening to a sermon by Bishop TD Jakes and he used an analogy of penguins huddling together to illustrate his point about people working together and supporting one another. I became very curious and began researching more on the Emperor Penguin. My top five facts are Emperors are the largest … Continue reading Emperor Penguins
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
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
Patient Day of Action 25/03/2017 When I found out about this campaign, I was so happy, yet quite upset. I cannot imagine how much money hubby and I would have spent had it not been for our access to NHS Funding. To find out that there have and will continue to be cuts to this … Continue reading Patient Day of Action
I recently came across an Instagram page @carrythequiver after the owner liked one of my posts. After sharing my testimony at church on New Year's Eve, I began thinking about my IVF journey, infertility and how the men were coping. I had never before taken the time to really think about men going through the … Continue reading What about the men?