One of our current favorite shows is Gavin and Stacy on BBC America.
Funnily enough, in a recent episode the couple found out they have a problem having children, after trying for over a year. Gavin has low sperm count. As they sit with the doctor who is telling them the news, she tells them to "remember, this is a marathon, not a sprint."
I wish someone had told us that 11 years ago (or even 6 years ago when our problem was finally given a name).
This is a marathon, not a sprint.
These will be my words of advice to anyone who wants to have children and is either waiting to adopt or having ART of some sort. This is a marathon, not a sprint. There is no rushing, pace yourself.
This is a marathon, not a sprint. It's what I now tell myself every morning when I get up.
4 months ago