My Greek Chorus

Let’s talk about the bad days. The kind of days when you feel like you’re living a stranger’s life and you see baby animals everywhere you look and it seems like everyone in the world who has a uterus is pregnant. And then there’s you. Coming to terms with my childless future does not mean […]

It’s My Birthday!

Today is my birthday. And the last day of school for the year. There will be no introspective or emotional post today. Just pure, unadulterated celebration.  I’ve always been someone who loves birthdays. I love my birthday and I love other people’s birthdays. Getting older is certainly scary. The slow, unstoppable march towards death is […]

Books. No Babies.

The last time I went to Barnes & Noble was the day my husband got his second vaccine. We stopped to peruse on our way home. We ended up walking out of there with just one book, Anthony Bourdain’s final memoir/travel book.  There’s a lot in that paragraph. I’m going to break it down. The […]

One Year

One year. No that’s not that amount of time it’s taken me to write this next blog post, although I definitely have not made the commitment that I anticipated making when I started this. It’s been one year since I posted this on my Facebook page:  It’s National Infertility Awareness Week. Here’s our story: Jared […]

Categories

Today I created categories for my blog. I didn’t like it. Labelling and planning. Yuck. As someone with anxiety, the organization and categories and neatly lined up ideas makes me feel very content. Also as someone with anxiety, the thought of creating a blog post that doesn’t fit nicely into a category makes me feel […]

A Quick Intro

 HI! I’m Kayla. I’m married. No, I don’t have kids. Yes, we tried. No, we don’t know why we can’t have them. Yes, we’ve decided to step away from trying to have children. No, that doesn’t mean we wanted kids any less than any other couple. Yes, I will answer any questions you have. No, […]