What does strength look like?

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I feel stronger. Slightly. Maybe not but I should feel a little more badass after reading this. Thank you!

A Calm Persistence

You know, after a text conversation with a friend and then today one of my fellow IF bloggers emailed me, I started to reflect about strength- I haven’t been feeling very strong lately. Am I strong?

What does strength really look like in the midst of infertility? So, here’s my take on it:

Strength….

  • is trying just one more time when all logic tells you to quit..
  • it is trusting yourself that you are doing everything you can…
  •  it is injecting yourself with a needle or allowing your better half to do it..
  • it’s finding that place on your stomach or butt where there isn’t a bruise to inject just one more time…
  • it is giving yourself a trigger shot in a bathroom stall..
  • it is tolerating someone who complains about their children or being a parent…
  • it’s not actually taking a child when their parent jokingly says, “You can…

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