I promise I’m not always going to be about the gory details and the doctor’s visits and the sad, teary eyed smiles every time I get within 10 feet of a sweet little baby.
Well, I take that last one back. I might have to always be about the sad smiles when I see babies. You get it, right?
That’s why I want to meet you. We might all be in different stages of this journey, but we all get each other.
When I finally decided to step out of the lurky shadows of the ttc/infertility blogosphere, I kicked myself for not doing it sooner. How many times did I cross my fingers when one of my favorite bloggers was nearing the end of her two week wait? How many times did I smile and feel unimaginable excitement when she got her BFP? How many times did I struggle to read through the tears, feeling my own heart breaking with the gut-wrenching news of another lost little angel?
And how many times did I feel so moved by someone else’s story… but never said a word?
While I read and learned and observed the ttc/infertility community, I never felt like I really belonged here. Why would silly little me want to waste their time? What would I possibly have to say to these brave women who were stronger in their weakest moments than I have ever been at my best?
One day, it hit me.
You tell her that your fingers are crossed, that you’re smiling from ear to ear right there with her from hundreds (if not thousands) of miles away. You tell her when your heart is breaking for her. You tell her she isn’t alone.
We all get it.
All different walks of life, all different stages, all different stories. All in pursuit of one dream.
With this blog, I have vowed to make up for all those times when I let the right moment to stand up and offer support to my fellow warriors pass me by. I was welcomed into this world with kind words and a few shoulders to cry on. It’s my turn to offer the same, so…
Tell me who you are. Comment. Say hi. You can even leave a link to your own blog. I really won’t mind. I’ll even be sure to pay a visit (and comment back!) soon.
We’re all in this together, right?
Time to come out of hiding. 😀