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The "So Now What?" Podcast

I am a Fertility Survivor.  The kind you enter into treatments hoping you will never be... childless.  After several rounds of IUI and IVF, at some of the leading Fertility Centers, I was told I was no longer a candidate for fertility treatment.  It left me asking myself...

So now what?

For the years that followed, I tried to put myself back together and tell myself I would be OK, but I wasn't.  I was shattered - I felt alone and failed by the whole process and especially, my body.  I yearned for others that felt the pain I felt and someone that could help me navigate a life without a child. 

I didn't find it, so I decide to create it.  

Fast forward to today. I am still childless, but my beliefs about my life have changed.  I decided that I can create meaning and purpose in my life even though I am not a mother.  I've learned to love myself and the body I felt failed me as a woman.

If you've been on this journey, hop on and join me as we create something we were not offered.  Let's create a sisterhood for the bravest women I know.  We brush ourselves off and don't let terms like: Failed, Unexplained, Miscarriage, Not-viable or Advanced Maternal Age define us anymore.  


Jul 6, 2022

This week we talk about being selfish.  A word we think is bad.  We spend so much of our life doing for others in the hope we will please them and we forget to ask ourselves why we do things that we genuinely want to do.

Women with infertility get invited to baby showers. Even though it may be painful because we failed multiple rounds of IVF and will never have a baby, we go to the baby shower.  We are miserable and feeling terrible the whole time.  All because we didn't want to put our needs first and decline the invitation for fear of disappointing the mom to be.  


Listen in this week and decide that you can do things for others and love your reasons why you chose to do them.  You can also choose not to do something and love your reasons why doing for yourself is more important than doing for others.