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Wendy Litner

Lawyer-turned-writer, SadintheCity.com blogger. Follwer her on Twitter @wendy_litner. Check out the teaser for her new series about infertility: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLqSlmok9KA

Wendy Litner is a lawyer-turned-writer who elevates anxiety to an art form. You can read more of her musings at her blog, www.SadintheCity.com. An infertility sufferer, Wendy has written and created a web series, promoting infertility narratives. Check it out on Twitter @howtobuyababy
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I'm Realizing I May Never Get To Be A Mother

Despite my deep longing to be a mother, I am somehow feeling more resigned now as we wait to hear the verdict of our fourth cycle. I feel much less desperate, much less crazed about it working. Because chances are it didn't, no matter how hard I wish it did. My hope feels irrelevant and in relinquishing it I feel more prepared this time. I am steeling myself off, encasing my heart, bracing myself for bad news.
03/11/2016 11:11 EST
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I'm Realizing I May Never Get To Be A Mother

Despite my deep longing to be a mother, I am somehow feeling more resigned now as we wait to hear the verdict of our fourth cycle. I feel much less desperate, much less crazed about it working. Because chances are it didn't, no matter how hard I wish it did. My hope feels irrelevant and in relinquishing it I feel more prepared this time. I am steeling myself off, encasing my heart, bracing myself for bad news.
03/11/2016 11:11 EST
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IVF Is Even Harder Than I Thought

The hormones are making me, well, hormonal. I'm crampy. My ass hurts. I have a headache that no amount of Tylenol will touch and just generally feel like I have a really bad flu.. am completely beside myself with emotion.... I feel like time is just ticking away here, as I lie on the bathroom floor in a nauseous, weeping heap worrying how the baby I'm not pregnant with is going to affect the writing career I don't have.
03/11/2016 04:21 EST
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IVF Is Even Harder Than I Thought

The hormones are making me, well, hormonal. I'm crampy. My ass hurts. I have a headache that no amount of Tylenol will touch and just generally feel like I have a really bad flu.. am completely beside myself with emotion.... I feel like time is just ticking away here, as I lie on the bathroom floor in a nauseous, weeping heap worrying how the baby I'm not pregnant with is going to affect the writing career I don't have.
03/11/2016 04:21 EST
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My Longest Relationship...Is With My Anti-Depressants

It occurred to me, recently, that I can't remember when I first started anti-depressants. Was I on pills at my Bat-Mitzvah? Did I take one the morning of my Grade 10 biology exam? I don't know. I have been in a relationship with drugs for so long that I can no longer recall our first date.
06/28/2012 05:16 EDT