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Friday, April 30, 2010

The Chickens and Cows Did It to Me

In recognition of National Infertility Awarenss Week, I have been posting some facts and information as my status updates on Facebook.  I've used statements about knowing what to say - or not to say - to someone dealing with IF.  I also shared that just infertiles don't look a particular way; that we don't wear a tag that says, "Hi, I'm the Rambler and I'm Infertile."

For those of you battling IF, there are people out there who believe they can help you.  I'm sure *they* think that their intentions are true, but they obviously need to STFU.  For example:

"Did you know I read just recently that there is an increase of infertility due to what the hormones they inject into chickens and beef? I would recommend only things like Whole Foods who don't use that if you are having trouble. Just an FYI."

With that incredible insight. I will now blame the chickens and cows for my battle with IF.  Obviously this person didn't read the part about what NOT to say . . .


A said...

I mean, I have heard that the hormones are possibly a cause of why so many of us have hormone issues. But still. As if shopping at Whole Foods is the fix it solution for the entire infertile community. :-P Seriously people!!

Marsha said...

wow. maybe i'm not the ass after all. ;)

Maria (MKC101103) said...

Did she actually delete that comment??

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