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I don't get upset over the little things at 52

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, July 19, 2018 | 0 comments

Image: With my mom - in Peru. Photo Credit: Omar Franco on FreeImages
Photo Credit: With my mom - in Peru, by Omar Franc
I am 52 years old, with five adult kids, a six-year-old and five grand-kids.

I love my little six-year-old. I really value every moment I have with her.

The time flew by so quickly with the other five. I don't get upset over the little things now.

It is so much fun having two granddaughters the same age as my daughter. They grew up like triplets.

I have 24-year-old boy /girl twins and a 23-year-old son.

I also have a 32-year-old daughter and a 31-year-old son.

Image: Making Babies the Hard Way: Living with Infertility and Treatment, by Caroline Gallup. Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Pub; 1 edition (May 15, 2007)Making Babies the Hard Way: Living with Infertility and Treatment
by Caroline Gallup

-- A frank account of one couple's discovery they cannot have children of their own, and their ensuing struggle through four years of fertility treatment.

One in six couples worldwide seek assistance to conceive, and 80 percent of couples undergoing fertility treatment are currently unsuccessful.

Writing with humor and honesty, Caroline Gallup describes the social, emotional, spiritual and physical impact of infertility on her and her husband, Bruce, including feelings of bereavement for the absent child, the unavoidable sense of inadequacy, and the day-to-day difficulties of financial pressure.

As well as telling her own moving story, she also offers information and guidance for others who are infertile, or who are considering or undergoing treatment.

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About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

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