Nearly two years ago Bobbie Thomas opened up—to the world, really—about her struggle with infertility. Like many infertile couples, Bobbie went through the whole infertility work-up. Ups and downs, hopes and discouragements filled her life. Eventually, after many IFV treatments, Bobbie became pregnant and carried a baby to term. She wrote a letter to herself about what she wished she’d known five years ago, during the darkest part of her infertility journey, and is happy to share it with others. The truth is that although no one can know exactly how another feels, one never forgets what the infertility struggle feels like.  And Bobbie wants others to know that she has empathy for them in their journey to create a family.

Watch this moving video here.