Infertility is being afraid to go to the bathroom because you are desperately hoping that Aunt Flo doesn’t arrive.
Infertility is thinking of every excuse you can to avoid family functions because the question of “when are you going to have children” makes you break down.
Infertility is wondering if you should have drank that extra cup of coffee because you could be pregnant.
Infertility is Googling “symptoms of early pregnancy” month after month, just to get some validation that you aren’t crazy.
Infertility is lonely and isolating because everyone around you seemed to get pregnant so easily.
Infertility is learning to expect a negative pregnancy test because it might just save you from the disappointment.
Infertility is asking for money during the holidays so you can afford your fertility treatments.
Infertility is crying in the bathroom at work because you just can’t stand to see another pregnancy announcement on social media.
Infertility is looking in the mirror imagining what you’d look like with a bump, the bump you so desperately desire.
Infertility is being a mother without a child.
Infertility is calculating your due date if you finally got your big fat positive this month.
Infertility is cringing when you hear mothers complain about their children because you would do anything to have children.
What is infertility to you? To me, infertility sucks. It just… sucks.