Earlier this month we found out that our seventh and final IVF attempt had failed. There were lots of tears and a great deal of heartbreak, but also, in so many ways, just a sense of relief. I felt relieved to finally be able to end the hormones and get my health (and in so many ways, life) back. ... View Post
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IVF Heartbreak, Take Six
As you may have guessed, we received disappointing IVF news this week. Our sixth attempt (sixth?!) has also failed. I feel like a broken record. I took the news in stride at first, going about my day, holding it together, only to late-afternoon collapse onto our bed in loud, ugly sobs (our new ... View Post
IVF Heartbreak, Take Four
I hope everyone had a nice Labor Day weekend. Sadly, ours was one of heartache. In early August, Simon and I decided that we were ready to restart fertility treatment. Three months had passed since my miscarriage and I was feeling emotionally and physically ready to begin again. IVF is, as I've ... View Post
IVF Heartbreak, Take Two
Hello, my loves. Sadly, Simon and I learned this week that our second IVF attempt failed. The call from the nurse was devastating, but somehow a teeny bit easier than our first round of disappointment. Perhaps, amidst the heartbreak, we're growing stronger. I still have faith that we're ... View Post
IVF Heartbreak…and Portugal
Hi friends. Yesterday, Simon and I got news that our first IVF cycle was unsuccessful. Needless to say, we are heartbroken. We had been so optimistic throughout the two week wait and were truly devastated when we got the call. The silver lining is that we have two frozen embryos from ... View Post
Preparing for IVF
Yesterday was a very exciting day in the Taylor household---Simon gave me my first IVF hormone shot! After waiting for nearly six months to begin due to my thyroid, we are thrilled to have finally embarked on this crazy assisted conception adventure. For those of you who aren't familiar with ... View Post
Ask Katie…Your Questions, Answered!
Hello, my dears! I'm thrilled to be launching a new series here on the blog in which I'll be answering reader questions on a variety of topics. I get so many wonderful emails and instagram direct messages with your questions and this column will allow me to answer a handful each week. All my ... View Post
My Post-Coronavirus Travel Bucket List
I don't know about you, but 2020 has me suffering from a serious case of wanderlust. I can't stop dreaming about all the places I'd love to explore once it's safe to take off again. Below, a handful of countries at the top of my international travel bucket list. Egypt Egypt is at the very top ... View Post
The Daily Hunt: Tortoiseshell Box Bag and more!
New day, new finds! Hope you discover something you love! Above, a seriously chic Tortoiseshell Square Box Bag. Black Button Front Dress, $198 Embroidered Wool Cardigan, $503 Striped Boxy Tee, $39 Croc Embossed Leather, $325 Ivory Wrap Top, $68 Embroidered Midi Dress, ... View Post
Little Loves: Gingham Vans and more!
Looking for something special for a little one you love? You know I always have my eye out for sweet things and today I'm sharing some of my latest fashion, decor, and play favorites for the tiny tots in our lives. Kicking things off is the adorable Floral Ruffled Swimsuit above from the darling new ... View Post