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About Ariel

Hi! I’m Ariel, the author of Rain Drops of Hope blog! Here at Rain Drops of Hope I wanted to create a place for you to find support and advice about fertility, mental health and daily life struggles. My blog is here to hopefully help you when you might feel all alone or just need to know that there are others out there dealing with the same struggles you are. At the same time, it’s going to help me see I’m not the only one dealing with this crazy thing called life and what it throws our way. I really wanted to creat a place and community for people to come together that are facing the same situations or have in the past.

If you love feeling understood and connected to others, this is a nonjudgemental space to share and relate. We’ll get to share in daily life experiences and life lessons learned. I’ll be writing about my fertility journey I’m currently on. Also, past experiences in life that have shaped me into the person I am today. I’m learning things as I go in life, just like you! I want to share any insight I might have that could help others out there.

I’m in my early 30s trying to figure out life as I go. It’s all a learning process but I’m willing to share all the ups, downs, questions and answers along the way. My husband and I have been together 5 years and knew going into trying to conceive it would be a journey for us! So, I’m learning things along the way, but my knowledge and experiences might be helpful for one of you!

Three fun facts about me:

• My husband and I have known each other for 15 years. Almost half my lifetime 😀

• I love anything that involves creativity… writing, music, reading, coloring, puzzles, crafts, cooking & baking

• I’m a huge true crime fan!

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