If I Could Turn Back Time.

If I Could Turn Back Time.

When you are the first in your world to go through something, there are going to be inevitable consequences.  People won’t understand.  They won’t say or do the right thing.  They might doubt your rationality for your acts.  They will think you are wasting your money...

Sh*tty Mom and IVF

Sh*tty Mom and IVF

I recently had the ultimate pleasure to host a women’s book club with my girl, Chrissy Somers (#SorryNotSorry) from Families on the Fox. We hosted a BYOB at Scentcerely Yours and had a down-to-Earth discussion on the hardest job in the world: Motherhood. And if you...

Running with Reason

Running with Reason

Running the 2019 NYC Marathon is a life goal, and I am asking that you join in my passion and pledge a donation. Please go to this site and show your support to help children get the opportunity to grow and stay active.

Lara Croft vs IVF

Lara Croft vs IVF

I recently joined a workout group in which I am able to take my son with me to class.  He stays in the stroller, and we are either outside or inside, weather making the ultimate decision, and I get a pretty intense workout while he gets to spend time with me and other...

Because Infertility is Hard

Because Infertility is Hard

There is no common cure to this that will work for everyone. You actually have no idea if or when you will face it, and for me, it was as much of a shock as that first needle.But, once I accepted that this was not going to be easy, and that this was going to be painful, and that it might not work out the way I had planned, I gained a deeper respect for the process.

One Love

One Love

Ferris is turning one on April 20th.  My baby boy will have breathed life into his body, and Dan and mine essentially, for one full year on this incredible planet.  I have had some people say, “Do you miss your baby?”  Other people, “Are you sad?”  Still others, “Slow...

Hope Is Not A Strategy

Hope Is Not A Strategy

When the doctor told Dan and I that we had less than 1% chance of conceiving on our own naturally, we did not “hope for a miracle.” We talked, we prayed, and we made the financial decision to go with IVF as the one and only chance we would have for me to carry a baby.

When IVF Doesn’t Work

When IVF Doesn’t Work

It was a dark and difficult time when every needle, every blood test, every shot, every pill, every internal exam, every modified diet, every time someone else exclaimed they were pregnant or trying, every time someone told me “I know what you are going through,” every time someone said, “well you only wanted one baby, and you have one embryo left,”…

When Cheers Mocked Infertility

When Cheers Mocked Infertility

I was on Season 10, Episode 11, “I’m Okay, You’re Defective.”  Rebecca sends Sam to her fertility doctor since they have been trying for months to get pregnant with no such luck.  Rebecca finds out she is fertile and points the blame on Sam. 

Men of IVF

Men of IVF

Men of IVF this is not something to hide from. There isn’t just one way to become a father & tough topics make the world stronger, and you sir, are an IVF warrior!

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