The Infertility Golden Ticket Note: This post written from my heart. It’s very personal and discusses my natural pregnancy after successful IVF. Therefore, some of the content may be triggering if you are still going through infertility. My BFP I was sitting there staring at a positive pregnancy test. The first positive test I’d ever…

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Your bestie just called and said she’s pregnant with baby number two…the baby was an “oopsie.”  You just saw your cousin’s baby announcement and you know for a fact, they JUST started trying. You are happy for them but man, it’s totally devastating when all you want is your own baby.  You’d kill for the…

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The memory is still sharp, our third infertility Christmas.   I was glum, bummed, and ho-hum-bugged. We were gearing up for the holiday season and I’d just received everyone’s Christmas lists.  No big deal, I’d zip through these (thank God for Amazon wishlists) and be done Christmas shopping in 15 mins tops. But then it…

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I did it!  I’ve made the transition to fertility coaching.  From a math-minded project manager to a fertility coach (with an infertility success story, no less)!  How in the heck did that happen, you ask? Well…it all started with a desire for more.  I wanted to become a mom, you see. And the path that…

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“Reiki for infertility” were not words I would have strung together at the beginning of my fertility journey.  But my honest opinion is that reiki has a lot to do with why I ended up pregnant. Reiki is an energetic healing technique that aims to reduce anxiety and stress.  Along with reduction of stress, reiki…

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What even is reiki? How to pronounce reiki: ray-kee. My favorite healing technique: REIKI!  Reiki is defined by the International Center for Reiki Training as “a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing.”  In my own experience, reiki gets rid of the yuck and allows energy to move more freely. During…

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What are chakras? Let’s start with a quick refresher of what chakras are before we talk about unblocking them.  Chakras are spiritual energy centers located down the center of your body. The word chakra in Sanskrit means “wheel” or “disk” so I picture them as little wheels spinning at their hubs up and down my…

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