Just got some great news from an online friend that she and her partner are expecting--- after many many ART attempts, much shitty attendant IF-o-rama, body uncertainty and complexity, but now.... now? EXPECTING! I wish she had a blog so I could send you there to celebrate with them-- so I ask you, please feel free to do so here in the comments, I will compile anything supportive and congratulatory you write and send her a note. For the purposes of this celebration, let's call her S. And if you've ever wanted to delurk and comment, please do so!
I'm experimenting with taking off the catpcha so you should be able to comment even from a smart phone...
I am so thrilled for them I could jump and clap, and truly feel deep joy about this success.
I love hearing happy news.
past week has been filled with sadness on the internet-- I keep landing
on blogs with news of loss and there is always such a horrid wash of
I feel my heart drop when someone gets a negative, or a
slow beta....and gasp aloud at the soul-deep horror of miscarriage.
I groove on great news and feel stricken by bad.
just want to say while I don't know your path... I am not you... I
have not had your specific struggles, or your specific successes.... I
do not and cannot truly understand your unique context, your unique
complexities, your hopes and dreams and history...
I can say this:
wherever you are on your path-- to parenthood, or transitioning at
midlife, or seeking your truth, I may not be able to Know or truly
Understand, but oh! I hear you.