Friday, December 16, 2016

Anyone out there?

It has been nearly a year since my last post here. Although I wrote in my last post about whether I should abandon the blog or continue to post here, I don't know that I necessarily made a conscious decision to completely quit the blog. It was more that it had begun to feel like one more task that I couldn't quite stay on top of and that I felt I had moved far from my original reason for beginning to write here: infertility.

There have been a handful of occasions during the past year when I have had thoughts that I would have liked to share with. . . someone. . . but those thoughts didn't seem appropriate for this space. They were either musings about current events, the challenges of motherhood, or other topics that have nothing to do with infertility. And while I know that plenty of other infertility bloggers write about these topics (and I have, too, on occasion), I just didn't feel right doing so.

I consider my infertility "resolved." I am nearing 46 years of age, and we do not intend to have more children, for several good reasons. I have talked with my sons in a rudimentary way about the means of their conception, and they get it. . . as much as two not-quite-5-year-olds can.

Our sons are doing great. They will be 5 next month, and they bring us so much joy (and frustration, at times). Their personalities are night-and-day different, and they don't even look like twins these days. Being their mom is fun, most of the time.

[PHOTOS REMOVED AS OF 12/31/2016]

I know several of my former followers have found me on Fac.ebo.ok (where I post photos of my sons engaged in various activities on a pretty regular basis). If you are reading this post and would like to connect, email me at the email address in my profile.

8 comments:

  1. I'm still reading. I don't post much these days either, but if a post pops up in my feed I always read.

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    1. Yea! Thanks for commenting. I miss reading your posts. Hope you are doing well.

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  2. I'm still here thanks to the magic of the RSS feed. It let me know there was a new post. I'm glad you checked in.

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  3. Likewise, your blog is still in my reader. :) Glad to hear things are going well!

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  4. If a post pops up, I will read it....Thanks for checking in :D

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  5. still reading!! I don't post anymore either. But I'd love to connect via facebook!

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  6. Still reading, haven't posted in a year either! But you likely already knew that :)

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