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Love to Conquer All

I am currently in Australia with my family, where there is a very public debate occurring over legalising gay marriage. What I don’t understand is why we are even discussing this matter. Are we truly debating the desire for two people to demonstrate their love through a long-term commitment? With greater things in this world to agonise over, such as war, death, disease, poverty and terrorism, this… Read more →

Going Home

I have now lived in the United Kingdom for eight years, but my home town is Redcliffe, a seaside town just north of Brisbane, Australia. Being so far away from my parents and friendships of old can be difficult at times. Sometimes it feels as though my life has been split into two pieces. The one before I left and… Read more →

Advice to Myself

Now reaching my fourth year of trying to conceive and still no child to show for it. This has been an incredibly heart-breaking journey, one which I am starting to feel that we will never reach the destination we had hoped for. I look around and many of my friends and family now have toddlers, even school-age children, and I still wait… Read more →

Stopping the Race

This week has been a little rougher than most, testing my fragility and my ultimate quest to be optimistic. It made me reflect on how I feel about my own situation and my strength to keep going. As a women struggling with fertility, I have moments where I struggle to breathe with the thought that my quest to become a mother may never… Read more →