Keeping Our Marriage Together Through Years of Infertility

Infertility In Marriage

Four years after we decided it was time to start our family, we found ourselves as far away from our goal as we could have imagined. Cheri lay helpless in a hospital bed, suffering from ovarian hyperstimulation. Fluid built up painfully around her internal organs, while her arms and legs remained severely dehydrated. Every day, […]

Grateful for What Is: Reflections on a Failed IVF Cycle

Garbage Truck

This time, he didn’t bring home flowers. But in his defense, I took the phone call. And I already knew. This baby was not meant to be. The first time around, when we conceived our twins, we didn’t “cheat” and take a home test. We faithfully waited until the second of two blood tests and […]