Words Have Meaning

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Words Have Meaning

If you have never heard of PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), then you are not alone. When I was diagnosed at 15 it just seemed like a long word that didn’t really mean much to me. When Ethan and I started to try to conceive, I learned that PCOS was definitely something that could not be ignored. 

So after about 6 months of trying and not getting pregnant, I started to become a little worried. After making a trip to my OBGYN I was introduced to the confusing topic of fertility. I cannot tell you how many times I have heard the words ovulation, testosterone, and estrogen. Basically my body over produced testosterone and not enough of estrogen. I was then introduced to fertility pills called Clomid. 

While all of this was going on, I don’t believe I ever just stopped and asked God what His plan was. Honestly, I did not care. I wanted a baby, and that was the only thing I was concerned about. I thought the doctor could make it happen for me but it wasn’t that simple. Well, after that mine and Ethan’s life took a turn…


The beginning

A little backstory…

I met my husband, Ethan, working at my first job when I was 18 years old in May 2006. I will not go into much detail on that story, but will save it for a later time. So fast forward 3 years and we are married on December 5, 2009. Ethan and I had always planned on waiting a year or so before we were going to start a family. So that time came around May 2011, and we thought that it was a good time to start trying. Well that is when it all began…

I suppose I should not have been too surprised when I did not get pregnant right away. When I was 15 I was diagnosed with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome). ¬†At 15 that big long word meant nothing to me. Honestly I just wanted to figure out why my cycles were irregular and why I was the only one in my family that was chubby. I did not really listen to the doctor when she was trying to explain that it could one day make it difficult to conceive. So when I did not get pregnant 6 months after trying, I thought a nice trip (or not) to my OBGYN would be just the trick. Well long story short that big ugly word reared its ugly head once again…


First blog post

My very first post!!! Okay, so here it goes…

I guess I should start off with saying that I have never considered myself much of a writer.  So why would a woman that is not really into writing start a blog? Well I cannot really give an exact reason other than I feel like it is what God wants me to do. I do not know where this all will lead, how long it will continue, or even if anyone will even read what I write! All I can say is that when The Lord says “Do It, ” then you do it!

I have often been told that my story of my journey to motherhood is inspiring, and so for those that may read this, I hope that that is exactly what happens.

Jesus called me to Him when I was 14 years old. I am now 29 and knocking on 30’s door (YIKES!) Even though I have been saved for a long time now, I will be honest when I say that I sometimes (most of the time to be honest) feel like a “baby Christian.” What do I mean by that? Well, even though I have been saved a while, I feel like I do not really know as much about God as I should. I have been in church my whole life, but it is most recently that I feel like my journey with The Lord has really started.

So what does that have to do with becoming a mom? Well over the next several post I will explain on how my journey to motherhood has also been a journey to a closer walk with my Heavenly Father.

So if anyone is reading, bare with me on this journey