My watershed moment: the breakthrough I needed to become a mom

April 20, 2010

I’m re-running a post from my archives that I found during my move. If you are in the throes of infertility, this one’s for you. ~~~~~ That’s not me in the photo. At least I don’t think so. October, 2000. I am on the therapist’s table. She leads me to a relaxed state of deeper […]

Perfect Moment Monday: Warmer than the Warmest Sunshine

September 7, 2009

Perfect Moment Monday is about noticing a perfect moment rather than about creating one. Perfect moments can be momentous or ordinary or somewhere in between. We gather here once a week to engage in mindfulness about something that is right with our world. Everyone is welcome to join. Details on how to participate are at […]

Book Tour: The Land of IF

June 29, 2009

Like so many others, I am excited to have read and to discuss Navigating the Land of IF: Understanding Infertility and Exploring Your Options as this selection of the Barren Bi+ches Book Brigade. Why? Two reasons. One: the author is my friend Melissa Ford; and Two: it’s a damn good book. My exile on the […]

The Bad News Island: An Interview With Tour Guide Melissa Ford

June 19, 2009

In MY day, when people found out they couldn’t have children, they gave up their power to the men in the white coats. We allowed the men in white coats to poke and prod us without completely understanding the whys. We suffered alone, isolated. And we liked it! We loved it! Today, wussy modern people […]