I Can't Have Kids. So Now What?

I Can't Have Kids. So Now What?

"I can't have kids, now what?" was one of the top search terms bringing people to Celery and the City. Although I have several posts about my own infertility journey, I have never written directly to those struggling with this questionβ€” a question with which I wrestled for a quite sometime. But I am happy to tell you that I am now at a place of complete peace and acceptance. 

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Here's Why I Can't Have Kids. You Can Stop Asking Now. (A Weird Infertility Tale)

Here's Why I Can't Have Kids. You Can Stop Asking Now. (A Weird Infertility Tale)

If you're confused as to why I'm even writing about something so personal as infertility or weird health problems, I can only assume we aren't real life friends. And also, you have never read any of my blogs before. So, let me introduce myself. I'm Brit, and I'm about to talk about my uterus now, ok

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Dear Female, You're a Monster For Not Having Kids

Dear Female, You're a Monster For Not Having Kids

I know - usually I'm not this nice. I promise I haven't been hit with a meteor shower of glitter or anything. This is something that's been on my mind a lot lately - maybe due to my own infertility issues. Maybe because I'm at the age where women either already have three kids and a busted bladder, or they are childless and frantically calculating their eggs, taking their temperature upon rising, and reaching level 5 freak outs every time they get invited to an event involving a baby.

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Dumb Things People Say When You Can't Have Kids (And My Responses)

Dumb Things People Say When You Can't Have Kids (And My Responses)

As with everything I write, this is unfortunately garnered from my actual experience. When I first started telling people what was going on, I was met with a buffet of unsolicited advice and insensitive comments about infertility - as outlined below. In fact, each one of these statements was ACTUALLY spoken to me. Since I was caught off guard with all the ignorance, I didn't come up with the best responses. But I've taken the liberty of laying out some better response suggestions for you in case you should find yourself facing the same dilemma. I'll add it to the growing list of things you can thank me for later.

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Thoughts On Infertility That Might Piss You Off

Thoughts On Infertility That Might Piss You Off

This is the continuation of my previous post Here's Why I Can't Have Kids. You Can Stop Asking Now. And you really need to read that if you're gonna read this. I don't ask much of you, so can you just not be the worst and read it already? 

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