Hello my Loves! Today I have the pleasure of talking to one of my absolute favourite Instagram TTC Tribe members, Victoria aka expectinganything! I have been following Victoria's account for about a year, following her amazing journey on the TTC Bus. Victoria lives in California with her husband Jonathan, and came out of the infertility... Continue Reading →
Hello my loves! Welcome back and its MAY, its sunny, and it should be a nice bank holiday? Here's hoping. So last weekend was the second IVF Babble #TTClunch in Manchester, and woah, what an awesome day we had! (I mean, other than the 6am wakeup call but hey, it’s for you guys so it’s... Continue Reading →
Today, on ITV’s Lorraine while hosting a phone-in about IVF, Dr Hilary Jones suggested that Catherine Strawbridge (Instagram @tryingyears) should ‘just relax and it will happen’ when she asked what his advice was regarding multiple failed IVF attempts.
Oh Dr Hilary. I bet you wish you’d made a bit more effort with that response.
Hell hath no fury like an ‘online trying to conceive community’ told to relax.
The more I think about it, the more enraged I feel but also the more invigorated and passionate I am about the work I am doing. It is needed more than ever.
The lack of awareness and understanding surrounding infertility is probably down to a long tradition of people who are going through it doing so on the DL. The Down Low. Not telling people, not sharing what’s happening. That’s totally legit and cool because not everyone WANTS to talk about it…
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Good morning loves! Hallelujah the sun is shining and long may it continue! So, todays post is a bit of a rant. I'm pissed. My pal Cat is pissed. the reason why? Lorraine. well, more notably, Dr Hilary on Lorraine this morning, answering questions around IVF. Have a listen to this "advice": https://www.instagram.com/p/BhtJq-FldlE/?taken-by=tryingyears Now, us... Continue Reading →
Hello my loves! Welcome back to a Drizzly March day! We have had one heck of a hectic, chaotic and dizzying start to the year. As such, the date nights have gone on the back burner because we have been A) Busy with new ventures, B) Finding new jobs and C) skint AF because of... Continue Reading →
Howdy readers! Well, today I am a little mad. And Sad. But mostly, I'm fucking pissed. Its 2018, and today on my Linkedin feed, someone posted that the Telegraph has published an article titled " Why wearing too much makeup harms a woman's leadership chances". I for one am pissed at this article. Let me... Continue Reading →
Hey loves! Welcome back! I hope you all had a great weekend! I was fortunate enough to get to go to the Glamour Beauty Festival in London on Sunday afternoon and boy, was I impressed! Who? What? Where? When? Over the whole weekend (9-11th March) the Saatchi Gallery in London hosts the Glamour Beauty Festival,... Continue Reading →
Hey loves! Welcome back. So, today is Mothers day. This is always a bit of a shit day for me, as I've gotten older, my social media feeds are filled with my friends celebrating their mothers days as mothers themselves,and well, I cant help but feel a little left out. I'm not part of the... Continue Reading →
Hello my loves! Welcome back and for all my wimmin, HAPPY GALS DAY! Today is the day we celebrate women all over the world. Women who smash down the patriarchy, break the rules, and inspire us. This years campaign is #PressforProgress. International Women's Day (IWD) celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.... Continue Reading →