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Mortified: A Novel About Oversharing

Meredith O’Brien, a longtime ModernMom contributor, explores the idea of blogging – and where to draw the line between sharing personal anecdotes and overharing in her new novel. Below is an adapted excerpt from Mortified: A Novel About Oversharing by Meredith OBrien (used with permission from Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing, Inc. 2013):

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Infertility: Painful, Difficult and All-Consuming

When we are trying to conceive, it seems as though every other woman has a swelling belly (and not the prior nights ice cream binge, either). Many of us think, with tears in our eyes, Why not me? Infertility affects one in six couples. It is painful, difficult and all-consuming to those of us who have dealt with this obstacle.