What does it take to live a fulfilling life despite infertility?
It takes one second. It takes one moment of decision.
It takes courage to not let it define who you are.
And it takes courage to choose a new meaning for it that allows you to rise above the circumstances.This was my beginning...
Mom: Do you want me to go in with you?
Me: No, it’ll be fine. I’m a big girl.
I entered the gynaecologist’s office, had my examination, and finally sat down to hear the words no 17 year old expects to hear...
Doctor: I believe you are infertile; you don’t have a uterus.
Me: I want my mom.
My mom entered the room with my one-and-a-half-year-old sister sleeping in her arms and sat down.
Doctor: I believe Andreia is infertile. I think she doesn’t have a uterus.