I’ve been falling back into the mud and mire of depression. There are numerous reasons for this. The struggle with insomnia has left me extremely tired. The hormone medicine I was taking to assist in achieving pregnancy affected me poorly, leaving me feeling anxious, irritable, and overwhelmed. And I’ve been experiencing loneliness for some time now. I try to pull myself up out of the … Continue reading When Joy Seems Elusive
My husband, Roy, and I underwent a second IUI (IntraUterine Insemination) procedure earlier today. We’re praying that it will be successful and that I will become pregnant, but there is a lot of uncertainty and doubt. We won’t find out if the procedure was effective for two weeks. And those two weeks of waiting will most certainly be difficult ones. A second IUI. A second … Continue reading Hope Mixed with Uncertainty
“Lather. Rinse. Repeat.” This idiom partially captures how my life has felt for the past several weeks. I oversleep in the morning, try to accomplish a few tasks during the day, go to bed early, and start over the next day. Now granted, I do engage in other activities during the day. I help my Hubby to get off to work. I take care of … Continue reading Trust God. Give Thanks. Repeat.