Silent Sorority

Infertility Survivors Finally Heard

Category: Guest Post

May 30, 2010

An Artist Shares Decades of Wisdom

Editor’s Note: In the early weeks and months after stopping infertility treatments I craved access to happy and fulfilled women who had managed to survive the infertility experience.  I needed to hear from someone who could tell me that everything would be okay, someone with the wisdom and experience to know what I had lived […]

April 13, 2010

Redefining Yourself (and Friendships)

Our latest guest post comes from Barbie. Longtime readers will remember her as a central player in a previous post from Coming2Terms. Her sister-in-law wrote about how she and her husband were trying to help those in Barbie’s life comprehend the long-standing difficulties associated with infertility. Here’s more from Barbie herself as she takes steps […]

March 28, 2010

Guest Post: Never Being Called Mommy

The latest contributor to A Fresh Start is Stephanie. I first came across her writing on A few emails later she invited me to join her on a radio segment where we both discussed our respective experiences coming to terms with infertility. In this piece, Stephanie shares her story and sheds some light on […]

February 1, 2010

Curing My Tunnel Vision

This guest post comes from Christina Gombar, a prize-winning author of fiction, memoir and literary criticism. Her voice is one in a rich tapestry of voices belonging to women who have found themselves in the clutches of the fertility industry, as well as in the unhappy position of being made to feel a “dud” for […]

January 2, 2010

The Power of Choice

Our first guest post of the New Year comes from Dr. Bad Ass, a Wyoming-based professor who is a long-distance hiker, a secret Harry Potter fanatic, and “mother” to one (aged) cat and one (young) dog. She includes in her email signature this Eleanor Roosevelt quote: “You gain strength, courage, and confidence, by every experience […]

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