show style editor Bobbie Thomas didn't have a quick or easy road to pregnancy. First, I found myself whispering at work to colleagues who said, “Are you okay? I would quietly say, “Eh, I am doing IVF.” I was leaving the show one day and I thought to myself, why am I whispering about this?Dealing with the emotional ups and downs of IVF in 2014 gave Thomas newfound perspective on the process and inspired her to speak out; she now serves as a spokesperson for Fertility Facts, a site dedicated to early fertility education. This is an opportunity for me to try and have a family.Advertisers are not allowed to run annoying ads on RYM.You can use this form to report problematic or annoying ads.If you are still on the page where the annoying ad was (or still is) displayed, then proceed to fill out this form.If the ads navigated you to another page, then use the back button to navigate back to the exact page where the problem started and submit from there. For me, it was having the support system of my husband and my best friend.If you are lucky enough to have a significant other that is huge.
For the reception I pulled my hair up into a big bun with a headband and added a peplum flare to my dress.
What helped get you through each time the IVF didn’t take, and then keep moving forward with it?
Life is all about ups and downs and, of course, it is amplified when you are going through fertility challenges.
So my advice is to find ways to show these people how much you appreciate them.
Maybe forgo the ice sculptures in favor of food you know everyone will like, or nix the doves so the DJ can play longer and everyone can get in some extra dancing.
Finally at a TODAY Show party, Kathie Lee pulled me aside and asked what was going on.