I haven't visited the regular fertility/TTC board in awhile. Just made that mistake.
Don't know where else to post this, and I thought this would be a good venting spot...On Facebook, I posted my status as something like 2009, you've sucked tremendously. Good riddance. You will not be missed.
I've dealt with coming through my two year mark of TTC, anxiety/panic attacks, health issues in the family/with me, and the biggest, my mother's death. It has NOT been a good year! A friend from church posted, It hasn't been that bad. We've welcomed a new member into our family.
I KNOW it's hard to read tone online, but I'm reading defensiveness in his post, especially since I don't think he's ever posted anything to me before.
I'm not about to get into a Facebook battle (I may have when I was 18...but I hold my tongue a little better, now), but some things I WANT to post:Yeah, I'm talking about MY experience, here. It's great that you had a kid. But I'm not sitting here thinking, "OMG, 2009 has been so GREAT because _____ had a baby!" I don't constantly think about your family. Sorry.
Um, you may have had a baby (having not much to do with me), but MY mom died a slow and painful death from cancer a mere three months ago. So yeah, that's going to weigh on me more. Not to mention that SEVERAL couples in church have given birth this year, and DH and I have been trying for 2+ years, something which you would know nothing about. So it's a little painful, thanks.
No way am I about to post these, and I know they sound kind of mean, but it feels sooo good to type them out! I just managed to post something about how it's been the worst year of my life and left it at that.
(I hope you all don't think I'm a horrible person! I would never actually say these things to anyone!)