#swertmama 21 Posts

{Faith>Fear} β€’The Lord called me WAY out of my comfort zone this morning as I shared our story with our church family and what journey we have been walking for the past years in infertility and loss. Weeks ago when my church asked me I kind of laughed to myself and asked God why me because honestly that is so out of my comfort zone and what I want to do. But this year I'm learning he is growing me more and more as he calls me out of what I'm comfortable with and makes me walk towards whatever he calls from me. I will walk an uncomfortable moment for God because he deserves all the glory and praise for what he has done and is doing in our journey. We are so excited to see what our future holds for our family because we know he is still finishing what he began. Thank you to our friends and family who came and listened. Thank you to my husband who makes me brave when I don't want to be and thank you to our church family who embraces being messy in our struggles in life and not pretending to have it all together as children of God. I'm thankful to be apart of an amazing church who serves an amazing God! πŸ’•(Thanks Austin for the picture). #faithoverfear #xroadschurch #thankful #infertility #ivf #miscarriageawareness #ttc #faith #church #reallife #swertmama #swertbabyjourney
CLOSED! Congrats @Jennfindingjoy πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰Giveaway time!πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ I have teamed up with one of my favorite monogram shops @brookewood3 for an awesome t - shirt giveaway for all you #ttc mama's! Most of you know infertility is near and dear to my heart and I know it is as well for so many of my friends, family and IG friends! We just finished up our 4th ivf transfer and are taking a much needed break after 4 transfers,1 pregnancy, and 1 miscarriage. We know God has huge plans for our next miracle but right now we are waiting, trusting and resting till God tells us to make our next steps in our journey. 1 lucky winner will win this amazing shirt! All you have to do is follow @brookewood3 and me @swertmama13 and tag your #ttc friends! Each additional person is an extra entry! Winner will be announced on Oct 15th! Good luck!!! πŸ’•πŸ™ŒπŸŽ‰πŸ‘£πŸ’™ #ivfjourney #ivf #infertility #infertilityawareness #pregnancyandinfantloss #infertilitysucks #pcos #ttctribe #ttcsupport #ttcjourney #ttcaftermiscarriage #ttcsisters #faithoverfear #giveaway #monogram #shopsmall #miscarriagesurvivor #miscarriage #ttccommunity #mama #mamabear #shareyourstory #swertmama #swertbabyjourney
Today was pure happiness and joy at our IVF transfer #4! We couldn't do it without this amazing team! We love our sweet doctor who is an angel sent from above and the best nurse ever! They have celebrated with us on our first pregnancy from IVF, mourned with us during the hard moments and have loved us unconditionally and have never stopped believing in our next miracle. Thank you to everyone who has texted, called, loved on us, and most importantly prayed for us today and during our whole journey! We are forever grateful for our village who has walked the ups and downs with us! We love you!!! πŸŒˆπŸ€°πŸ‘ΆπŸŽ‰πŸ˜ #ivf #ivfjourney #ivfcommunity #ivfsisters #transfer #ttcaftermiscarriage #ttccommunity #ttcsisters #mamabear #momlife #pcos #thankful #ttcjourney #Faithoverfear #faith #love #team #believe #brave #thankful #fet #pupo #ivfround4 #swertmama #swertbabyjourney
Today we transferred the sweetest little life in my belly. πŸ™Œ Thank you God for letting us get this far once again. These are the moments in our journey that are so surreal and a feeling of pure joy and happiness from all the hard work, medicine, shots and endless tears that go into it all leading up to this glorious day. This journey is full of ups and down and today we celebrate this little life and glorify the God who makes the impossible possible. We are praying so hard for you little one and my heart explodes with gratitude and happiness that you are now with us. πŸŽ‰πŸŒˆπŸ€°πŸ‘ΆπŸ™ #Faithoverfear #ivf #fet #ivfsisters #ivfcommunity #ivfjourney #ivfround4 #pupo #ivftransfer #transfer #mamabear #mama #momlife #thankful #ttccommunity #ttcjourney #ttc #ttcsisters #faith #ttcaftermiscarriage #miscarriageawareness #shareyourstory #brave #pcos #ttcjourney #ivfmom #ivfjourney #swertbabyjourney #swertmama #faithful #motherhood #reallife
β€’1 week today since we got sweet Ms.Baileyβ€’πŸ’•πŸΎ I have been dreading September since it's the month we would be welcoming our 1st baby after a successful first round of IVF. But this girl has brought some serious joy into our hearts. Even in the midst of our ciccumstance I'm overwhelmed with hope of what is still yet to come. Thank you Jesus for your overwhelming love and peace! πŸ’•πŸ’›πŸ’œπŸ’™πŸ’šβ€ #ivf #ivfjourney #ivfsisters #ivfcommunity #ivfsupport #ttc #ttccommunity #ttcsisters #ttcjourney #miscarriage #miscarriageawareness #pcos #dogsofinstagram #goldenretriever #puppylove #faithoverfear #faith #swertmama #swertbabyjourney #family #hope #infertilitysupport #infertility #infertilitysucks #puppy #thankful
I remember the days I would beat myself up so much because I was so angry at myself and felt like a failure as a wife for my body not doing the one thing that it was made to do. I'll never forget this year when my husband was one of the main cheerleaders who pushed me to be brave and share our story because he was proud of our baby in heaven and the journey we were fighting and learning to embrace. When your a wife and you have a desire to be a mom and your body is acting crazy it can feel like a slap in your face.Constantly being surrounded by what is supposed to be so easy in this world but yet the only thing you truly can't control. Infertility and loss is something you NEVER think is going to happen to you. Ever.This year we have learned to embrace this journey and fight and believe big together. I'm so thankful the good Lord gave me {my now husband} at 17. He knew we would have some of the most amazing seasons together and he also knew we had to be a strong team during this hard season. There are days when we still struggle {We are far from perfect} but I'm so thankful for him and for pushing me when some days all I want to do is give up. I can't believe we would almost be at our due date next month on my sweet husbands birthday and my heart aches to see my belly not growing and the life that I saw 4 times on a ultrasound screen no longer apart of us but in our hearts forever. Each day I have to shut the enemy out with his stupid lies and have full faith in God and not just our circumstance. On this journey there will be people who fall off the {believe train} but the people that come along and be your village are the ones that make you keep pushing and chugging along. One day when we are old and gray this will be just a chapter in our story and I'm so excited to keep seeing it unfold. Even in our circumstance we are so blessed and I'm so thankful for this messy and beautiful life. Be brave and keep going. β€πŸ’šπŸ’™πŸ’œ #ivf #ivfjourney #ivfsisters #ivfmama #ivflife #ttcjourney #ttccommunity #ttc #infertilitysucks #faithoverfear #faith #motherhood #mamabear #miscarriage #miscarriageawareness #pcos #wifey #mama #infertility #swertmama #swertbabyjourney #bebrave
About to try acupuncture for the first time this afternoon! I would be lying if I said I wasn't a lil' bit nervous πŸ˜‚πŸ™ˆπŸ˜₯🍍🍍🍍🍍🍍 #actuallyalotnervous #ivf #ivfjourney #ivflife #acupuncture #ttcjourney #ttc #ttcsisters #ivfsisters #ivfmama #infertility #infertilityawareness #infertilitysucks #pcos #pineapples #mamabear #thankful #bebrave #faithoverfear #faith #believe #miscarriagesurvivor #miscarriageawareness #shareyourstory #swertbabyjourney #swertmama
Our hearts are so heavy today as we found out our sweet embryo didn't stay around these next month's like we prayed so hard for. Our 3rd round of IVF has been HARD. Hard to swallow that we got pregnant on the first round and thought we were on the other side of infertility but ended with losing our first sweet baby. That left us broken hearted and feeling so hopeless of something we prayed years for. But that's what the enemy wants you to believe that he has won and the victory is his. But as I sit here with a heavy heart I know God still has something so beautiful for us and his promises are STILL true. Even in the midst of another heart break. Maybe your struggle isn't infertility/Miscarriage like ours is. Maybe yours is depression or some form of addiction or marriage problems or financial stress and the list goes on and on... Whatever it is your battling know your not alone. I knew God wanted us to share our story and that means being real and honest even in the *not so pretty* moments in life. So please know we never share our raw moments in our struggle for pitty but for the realness of life and what so many are silently struggling with like we once did. Never let someone tell you your hurt doesn't matter because those are lies and God has so many people in your life that will pick you up like he has done for us this year in the midst of heart break. I couldn't do this alone and I'm SO thankful for our village of people who are the best cheerleaders for us and believe God is and will be faithful with his promise! {Our hope is not rooted in answered prayers. In the possibility of brighter days, or the struggles of life to be over. Our hope is rooted in God, our true hope. HE Is faithful and he has overcome everything. That's it bottom line, God wins.} πŸ™Œ ( #inthewait book) 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 #reallife #ivf #ivfjourney #ivflife #ttcsisters #ttccommunity #ttc #fet #faithoverfear #swertbabyjourney #swertmama #mamabear #momlife #miscarriage #miscarriageawareness #infertility #infertilitysucks #infertilityjourney #pcos #transfer #pcosawareness #oneineight #1in8 #life #mamabear
{7.20.2017} Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. {Hebrews 11:1} Transfer day! πŸ’›πŸ’œβ€πŸ’™πŸ’šπŸ’“ Praising God for an amazing Doctor and IVF staff who love us so big and make this journey amazing. Infertility comes with a lot of highs and lows but this cheesy smile represents a big high for today and I'm thanking God for this joyful and hopeful heart. Come on baby swert so many people are praying for you!!! πŸ™Œ #ivf #ivflife #frozenembryotransfer #ivfjourney #ttc #ttcjourney #shareyourstory #faithoverfear #swertmama #swertbaby #swertbabyjourney #ivfmilestonecards #mama #mamabear #pupo #pcos #infertilitysucks #infertility #rainbow #rainbowbaby #thankful #ivfsisters #infertilityjourney #georgiareproductivespecialists #stork #lularoe #lularoelove
Well today was an amazing day! We transferred one sweet embryo and we are praying so hard for this life and for these next months. We have learned how precious life can be and how it can change in a blink of an eye and today we celebrate this *little* moment and celebrate baby steps (No pun intendedπŸ˜‰) and praise God for being so dang good... πŸŒˆπŸ‘£πŸ™ŒπŸ™πŸ‘ΆπŸ˜πŸŽ‰πŸ’›πŸ’œπŸ’šπŸ’™πŸ’“ #twoweekwait #imaygocrazy #swertmama #swertbaby #3rdtimesacharm #ivf #ivfjourney #frozenembryotransfer #ivflife #pcos #rainbowbaby #faithoverfear #infertility #infertilitysucks #ttc #ttcjourney #mama #mamabear #swertbabyjourney
Put our ultrasound pictures in a place that I know one day I will look back on after God delivering his promises and will remember that this was just part of "our story" that God had planned all along for us. Sometimes I feel like we are in a really bad dream that this has really happened to us. Because let's be honest who really wants to go down a hard struggle of loss and hurt when life is supposed to be instagram perfect always and bad things don't ever happen because we live in a world where everything is supposed to be perfect and all together...and when people talk about hurting it is just so awkward because no one EVER hurts. #LetsBeReal #WeAllHaveStruggles #PraiseJesus πŸ™Œ If someone would of told me this would of happened to us I would of never believed them. Ever. Maybe it was because it wasn't part of "our story" that we planned. I planned to be a wife and a mom because that is a dream I have had since I was a little girl but I never planned on losing our first baby. A baby we prayed so hard and loved SO much and were so grateful for. The enemy has tried working SO hard in my life after my miscarriage and I have felt like I have face planted way to many times here recently but it's just a reminder that Jesus restores and he will overcome what has overcome us! Thanking Jesus tonight for friends, family and a Husband who pick my face up after I feel like I have face planted way to hard and feel like a total failure. I'm so thankful God told me to speak after the loss when all I wanted to do was put it in a dark hole and hide the hurt and act like it never happened since life is always supposed to look perfect and we aren't supposed to share our struggles. #LiesFromTheEnemy πŸ™‹ The lord keeps his promises and I'm holding on to that even in the midst of a struggle. So thankful I can look at my tiny babe and smile because they made me a mama and molded me into the person I want to be to my babies here on earth. The struggle is REAL but God is way more real. Praying for you mama who is on the same struggle! πŸ˜˜πŸ’™πŸ’•πŸ™Œ #thestruggleissoreal #nottodaysatan #reallife #mamabear #swertmama #momlife #faithoverfear #miscarriage