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Expecting Joy is a series about my journey to motherhood. Part I / Part II / Part III / Part IV It had been about ten months since the PCOS diagnosis. Ten months of tracking and charting, ten months of “not trying” yet knowing exactly which days were conducive to baby-making. Ten months of slowly realizing that letting […]

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Expecting Joy is a series about my journey to motherhood. Part I / Part II / Part III / Part IV So we kept “not trying, not preventing.” Despite my hormone issues, I was determined not to become uptight about things like one of those crazy ladies in the movies, shoving her husband into the bedroom on ovulation day […]

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Expecting Joy is a series about my journey to becoming a mother. Part I / Part II Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a common but little-understood hormone imbalance with mysterious origins that has something to do with how the body handles insulin. It may be genetic (but no one in my family had it) and often affects people with blood sugar […]

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