Endometriosis Excision Surgery How to Prepare photo of hospital room. Bed, door, sink.

Excision for Endometriosis Surgery: How to Prepare

By Katy | February 24, 2022

Are you preparing to have an excision for endometriosis surgery or are just considering one? These are the things that I did to prepare for my recent robotic-assisted laparoscopy surgery to remove endometriosis and adhesions. It should give you a good idea of what you need to do to prep for your own procedure. I…

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Stress of Infertility: 6 Ways to Cope with It

By Katy | February 17, 2022

This morning I was thinking about having a fertility mindset. What that means and how to cultivate it when you are dealing with the stress of infertility. If your body is your baby’s first home, what do you want that home to be like? We talk about nesting when you’re pregnant, but what about when…

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Mini meatloaf muffin cup recipe with ground turkey. Served with side salad and baked sweet potato.

Mini Meatloaf Muffin Cups with Turkey Recipe

By Katy | February 10, 2022

For as long as I can remember, my mom made meatloaf cups instead of a whole loaf. With mini meatloaf muffin cups this go-to dinner was simple and convenient for a busy family. This worked out really well with us 6 kids since they are so easy to portion out and they cook quicker than an…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Her 2022

By Katy | February 4, 2022

These Valentine’s Day gift ideas for her 2022 are sure to make her feel so special and loved. Whether shopping for your wife or girlfriend, your sweetheart will surely appreciate getting a thoughtful and fun gift. These unique ideas will help you to find the perfect gift for your special lady. This list is also…

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Red Dresses at Amazon | Valentine’s Day Fashion

By Katy | January 20, 2022

What happens when you’re recovering from surgery & can’t sleep? Look for cute dresses, of course! I found these red dresses at amazon, all for under $50. I figured since I couldn’t sleep, might as well search for red dresses for Valentine’s Day. It should be about a month after my endometriosis surgery, so I…

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Dealing with Infertility During the Holidays photo with syringes.

5 Tips for Dealing with Infertility During the Holidays

By Katy | December 20, 2021

The holidays can be a difficult time- especially if you’re going through infertility. You likely feel a slew of emotions as you go through each day with no shortage of triggers- a pregnant woman at a register, someone complaining about their children, kids crying or giggling in the next shopping aisle.  And then there’re the…

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Fall Mocktail: Apple Cider Spritzer Recipe

By Katy | December 13, 2021

Fall is usually ushered in by the scent and flavor of pumpkin spice everything, but I’ve always preferred apple cider. This caramel apple spritzer is the perfect fall mocktail (or cocktail) that’s sure to please apple cider fans everywhere. It’s simple to make, tastes great, and will impress guests for the Holidays from Halloween to…

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Husband Gift Ideas for Christmas, Birthday, Anniversary, or Valentine’s Day

By Katy | December 6, 2021

Finding the perfect gift for the man in your life can be tricky. That’s why I’ve compiled this list of unique gift ideas for your husband. These husband gift ideas aren’t just for Christmas. They can be used for any special event such as his birthday, your anniversary, Father’s Day, and Valentine’s Day. Or just…

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Egg Quality Affirmations | Fertility Affirmations

By Katy | December 1, 2021

Whether you’re TTC naturally or going through IVF, these affirmations for egg quality will help you with your mindset during your follicular phase or stims. I love choosing one affirmation to focus on each day. Repeating it constantly to myself is way better than focusing on all the things that could go wrong.  Try writing…

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Where to Eat in Savannah, Georgia

By Katy | October 22, 2021

Are you planning a trip and wondering where to eat in Savannah, Georgia? A funny thing happens when you tell someone you’re planning a trip to Savannah. “Oh, I love savannah!” they say. “Any suggestions for places to visit or where to eat?” you ask. “Anywhere. It’s all really good.” I had at least 5…

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How to Stay Positive When Trying to Conceive and Get Your Period

By Katy | October 7, 2021

When you’ve been trying to conceive for a while, getting your period can be devastating. And you may be wondering just how to stay positive when trying to conceive but you got your period. Not only are you mourning the loss of what you hoped for (your BFP, finally), you may be dealing with lots…

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Recipe for BBQ Pulled Chicken Lettuce Wraps

By Katy | September 16, 2021

This recipe for BBQ pulled chicken lettuce wraps is delicious and so easy to make. It’s perfect to make for lunch with the girls or a family dinner on the patio.  This base recipe will feed 2 hungry adults, but you can easily multiply this recipe to feed a crowd. Add some sides for a complete…

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Katy from Katydidliving.com

Hi, my name is Katy. I started this blog to help you infuse life with ease and joy by sharing recipes and tips for your fertility and lifestyle.

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