Category Archives: MRKH

Your heart is worth the time. You are worth the time.

There is a Japanese art called Kintsugi. Kintsugi is the art of repairing broken pottery with gold dusted lacquer to repair it.  The philosophy behind it is to treat the breakage and show it as part of the history of … Continue reading

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Dear My Beauty

It’s not fair nor unfair. It’s not be pitied nor disregarded and it is the invisible grief that most will never talk about. The inner dialogue for infertility is that of subtle sadness, disguised aggression and palpable fear. Whether you … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Into the Fostering Process

You know those rare situations when you meet a beautiful couple whose love for one another fills the room, they are tons of fun to be around and you can just tell they are good people? Well, Sara and Stuart, … Continue reading

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You Changed the WORLD!

Something wonderful happened today! I received a letter from an 8th grader in Ohio. She read an article about uterus transplants and wanted to write to someone affected by MRKH. It’s part of a class assignment on current events. Here … Continue reading

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The Age of Infertility

                                 As you get older, conditions get harder and everything changes. When you’re young, no one really tells you what adversities are ahead or how … Continue reading

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The ‘Markings’ of a Good Life

My land legs are a bit wobbly as of late- and when I say land, I mean life and when I say wobbly, I mean vulnerable. I am essentially feeling vulnerable in life. When you have committed to exploring one’s … Continue reading

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Kristen X2 Shares Their First Experience Attending a BYMRKH Meeting in Seattle!

   Hi my name is Kristen. I’m 33 years old and at 16 I was “undiagnosed” with MRKH because they didn’t have the information on it that they do today. I was told I was one in a million, and I suffered … Continue reading

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Keeping Secrets

I was 16 when I was diagnosed with MRKH, already struggling to dig out my niche in the world. The doctor explained to me I was born without a uterus and vagina, would require either dilation or reconstructive surgery to … Continue reading

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I am Tired of Hiding

While I imagine that most will continue past this post, I hope you’ll stop and read it. It contains brutal honesty and personal info; be prepared for a giant case of TMI. Most guys will probably want to scroll past, … Continue reading

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MRKH Supporter Runs Half Marathon to Raise Money and Awareness for the MRKH Community

     Long time MRKH Supporter, Cory Bettis is using her first half-marathon to raise money and awareness for the MRKH community by donating all of the funds she raises to the Beautiful You MRKH Foundation! This amazing and selfless … Continue reading

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