After 8 years of infertility, we’re pregnant

“Is there really a baby in there?”

I lay on the couch, rubbing my belly with a slight smile on my face. “Is there really a baby in there?” I think. Of course. I have the morning sickness, the pregnancy test, and the ultrasound to prove it. Yes, there’s a baby in there.

I wasn’t sure I’d ever get pregnant. A part of me had given up. After eight years of infertility, I was sure a baby would come a different way — through adoption, maybe. That was our plan. …

Aftermath of a failed business

The last few weeks have been hard, to put it lightly. My husband and I have been dealing with a failed business and the many questions that arise with next steps. What do we do now? How do we deal with this failed thing, this thing that we put so much time and effort and heart and love into? How do we overcome these feelings of inadequacy and worthlessness?

First, I’ll tell you it’s not easy. We had many hard days of frustration, questioning ourselves, anger, resentment, etc. But, we found something good among the disappointment and loss: hope.

The Rise and Fall of KreatNou


Sara Ann Comte

I'm a writer and yogi with a heart full of dreams and adventure. I write about life, fantasy, and empowerment. Find more of my work at

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