Green Leaf

REBEL UTERUS

Trying to stare my infertility in the face and work out what happens now.

 
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A Positive Pregnancy Test

My husband and I thought we would have to stop trying in August 2018, for the sake of our marriage. But slowly, our white-knuckle terror...

Should I Give Advice To Younger Friends?

At the end of a few years doing battle with infertility I feel old, sad and, dare I say it, a tiny bit wise.  Wisdom is not something you...

Miscarriage

When I look back to the few weeks of my life that I spent pregnant before my first miscarriage I’m overwhelmed by this sense of crazy,...

Why Can't I Stop Trying?

Everyone knows that trying to conceive is grim. Constantly counting days. The scheduled sex. Was that an implantation cramp I just...

Feeling Distant From Friends And Family

I always hoped that whatever happened in my life or theirs, my friends and I would have the empathy and imagination to walk with each...

Where Has All My Energy Gone?

If you’ve studied a bit of economics you’ll have come across the lump of labour.  The idea that there’s a given amount of work needing...

Read This First

I started writing because I wanted to share the feelings I have experienced over the last four years.  Of course I’ve shared them - some...

 

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