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Fear of the Known, Fear of the Unknown (The Belly Dispatches)

So, I am an infertile woman who’s fought tooth and nail for nearly seven years to have a baby. And tomorrow, I will begin the 29th week of my pregnancy. Yes, even reaching the 3rd trimester has not deterred me from identifying myself … Continue reading

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The Solitary Journey

I’m pregnant. After years of trying and miserably failing; after many heartbreaking losses; after multiple painful procedures; after thousands and thousands of dollars; after many rounds of alphabet soup of infertility treatments like IUI and IVF; after nearly losing all my … Continue reading

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Things I Leanred While I Took A Hiatus

It’s been a few weeks since I wrote an honest-to-goodness blog post. I write nearly everyday, in my journal and elsewhere, but nothing (in my biased opinion) worth publishing. As days went on, I moved from mild concern, to severely … Continue reading

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Happiness Dispatch-The Snail Mail Edition

We live in the age of instant gratification. We want something, search for something or write something and finding it, getting it and publishing it can happen as fast as we can power up our computers and click a few … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2013

It is after 8 pm as I finally put pen to paper (or rather finger to keyboard) to write my feelings down about this day. Father’s Day is nearly over and, frankly, I’m so glad for that. The emotional toll … Continue reading

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Make Me A List Monday- Creating My Own Bliss

It’s Monday evening. I’ve finished a good and productive day, taken my afternoon walk, made and ate dinner and am now slipping into the tiredness of the day that was. I’m letting the annoyances of modern living slip away and … Continue reading

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Make Me A List Monday

In a quest to get over my perpetual blogger’s block and blogging more frequently, I’ve been trying to come up with a (fun) regular post I could write and publish on a weekly basis on one specific day of the week. … Continue reading

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