After four years of trying, I consider myself a pro at listening to my body. However, for the first year, every PMS symptom made me think it could be a pregnancy symptom and I was developing mothers intuition early. Those lofty goals fell hard with the recurring period that inevitably came without fail. Every month I felt like a fool. Continue reading Cramps
A few months ago, I wrote about my first visit with a new OBGYN. At that visit, I expressed my fears of infertility after we had been trying for 18 months. A pit in my stomach emerged when she told me that my tests were all normal and that I should give it some more time. Continue reading A New Beginning
Once I got home from my bike ride to D.C. I crashed, not literally, but mentally and physically. My friends and family all wanted to know how it went and kept asking me to tell them all about it, but the thing is I wasn’t sure I had anything to share. Continue reading I Think I Am Ready To Talk
If you don’t already know, Kiersten Mae Day is a pen name.
Gasp. I know.
While I had been toying with the idea for a few months, my bike ride to D.C. was the first time I actually called myself Kiersten out loud. And if it’s so weird, why continue calling myself a name that is not legally mine?
Because I have to. Continue reading Kiersten, An Alter Ego
Battling infertility has caused me to question my role as a woman, the origin of those life goals and truly debate what I wanted out of life, and has caused Danny and me to re-evaluate our own families future. Continue reading Is Today Going To Be The Day?