Monthly Archives: July 2015

The Infertile Introverts Thoughts on Mother’s Day

I’ve been infertile for some time now. While it’s not a life I would have wished for myself, I have come to terms with it. I’m determined to be the best aunt anyone ever had. Just ask all my nieces and nephews. I will totally be an adopted aunt to your kids too. Count on it.

But despite my determination to make the most of the life I’ve been given, there are still moments when I can’t stop the hurt. When I have to go take a walk in the middle of a church meeting because a comment hits me hard. Times when I might have to excuse myself from going to see a particular movie with you or decline your baby shower invitation. You might notice too, that I’m never around on Mother’s Day. Continue reading