You started your journey toward expanding your family with optimism, dreams for the future, and maybe a desire to hurry up and get started. Now it's been weeks, months, or maybe even years and you're still not pregnant. Maybe you never thought this would happen to you, or perhaps a nagging voice in the back of your head always warned you that pregnancy might be difficult.
Sometimes the strongest among us are the ones who smile through silent pain, cry behind closed doors, and fight battles nobody knows about.
It was a beautiful morning as I traveled down I-45 to an appointment I had been looking forward to for years. Traffic was crawling along the freeway, but my mind was racing a million miles a minute. I turned the radio off to reflect on the thoughts going through my head… Is the timing right? Is this what I’m suppose to be doing? Is our family complete? What if it ends up not working? What if we spend ALL of our money… ALL of our time… ALL of our energy… and still don’t get the baby we have dreamt about for so long?