5 Tips to helping a family member with a chronic illness

People suffering from chronic illnesses especially friends tend to be secretive about it. They see it that all hope is lost and engaging you into their problems would be unfair. In this case they opt to suffer in silence. On outward appearance, they seem fine but the illness is killing them inside slowly. The results are fatal as the illness progresses faster and by the time you realize it, it is already too late. This however should not be the case anymore. There is hope and good news to all those affected. The struggle no longer has to be their… [Read More]

Anonomum’s Story

Besides losing my Dad to cancer, trying for kids was the most stressful experience of my life – and my Dad died in the middle of it – which made it much harder. For 5 long years we went through that awful cycle of; planning when I’d be ovulating, having sex at the right time (whilst trying to remain positive), then waiting for 2 weeks seeing if I felt different, convincing myself that it could BE THE MONTH!, then being proved wrong and falling into a pit of depression…before pulling myself out of it to start all over again the… [Read More]

The Power of Positive Thinking on IVF

“Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results” Willie Nelson A positive thought I wrote for my hubby using his socks! I am a strong believer in positive thinking. During my husband and I’s IVF treatment, we would replace negative thoughts with positive ones. It wasn’t easy in the beginning, negative thoughts would start to creep in. However the more we tried to think positive the easier it became.  I know that some people believe positive thinking is a load of rubbish. To be honest, before we started IVF so I did I. I don’t know… [Read More]