»

Tag Archives: expecting joy

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 […]

Read more »

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 […]

Read more »

Expecting Joy is a series that explores my evolving thoughts on motherhood. Part I / Part III For the next year or so, I felt a responsibility to think seriously about having kids whenever it came up. It was where my mind went whenever we discussed the future, the topic that always seemed to float to the […]

Read more »