Coming to the decision to use a donor egg usually doesn’t come easy. Donor eggs are never anyone’s first option. They can however, be an amazing gift to get you back on the path to parenthood when other options have not succeeded.
I have only recently begun to meditate. I have the Muse app and its brain sensing headband to thank for my new healthy habit of daily meditation.
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It's hard to relate to celebrities. The lavish parties, the expensive clothes and jewelry, insane private island getaways, cleaners, cooks, chauffeurs, the list goes on. And yet, naturally, we look for ways that 'the stars' are just like us. I'm pretty sure there's even a dedicated page in some gossip magazine that showcases celebrities eating pizza and going grocery shopping in an attempt make them more relatable.
One of my patients recently asked me “Is there anything I can be eating to support my fertility?”
My first answer always is: Bone broths! Oh broth…how I love thee. Let me count the ways! (Also, as a bonus, I’ll share the no-fuss method behind how I make my own bone broths at home!)
In my twenties, while studying full time, I worked nights as a homecare aid, weekends at MEC and lived in a slightly hectic apartment with two sweet, but messy guys and a dog. I was stressed and under-slept, and occasionally would fantasize about picking verbal fights with strangers on the street (repressed anger and frustration much?). Incidentally, I also developed an autoimmune disease called Sjogren’s syndrome sometime during my 4-5th year, which manifested as debilitating joint pain and immobility.