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How to Survive the Sadness?

There is something riveting and relating about this photo I took close to my home; the dream, suddenly, shockingly ending. The Dream of Being a biological Mother. Sometimes it still takes me aback, and my hysterectomy was 4 years or so ago. When my best friends 11 year old daughter dies her hair pink. When […]

Global Women’s Empowerment Network: Luminary Distinction

The Empty Womb art installation is now the honored recipient of the GWEN (Global Women’s Empowerment Network) Luminary Distinction. Thank you Tess Caccitore for your Call to Action work with the United Nations and Washington. I look forward to working with you toward the Premier of The Empty Womb Art Installation and Film by #BetsyChasse […]

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Too Young for Infertility

Too Young for Infertility, this magnificent woman shared her thoughts with me about The Empty Womb. My heart still aches when I hear another woman’s story of lost dreams. “Thank you so much Robbi! I don’t talk about it much because people just don’t understand.. even other women. I am sorry that you’ve been through […]

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United Nations & Human Trafficking

Producer #BetsyChasse and I are in several conversations about premiering The Empty Womb film and art installation at the United Nations spring 2018. Please cross your fingers and say prayers for us. Infertility is unaddressed by the United Nations regarding the socioeconomic impacts, especially in third world countries where infertility + family & community  rejection, […]

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5 Fertility Centers + 7 Miscarriages = Baby

https://www.thecut.com/2017/09/ivf-abnormal-embryos-new-last-chance.html A New Last Chance Monica Halem calls it the “fertility train.” Every woman who embarks on a cycle of in vitro fertilization is familiar with the ride: the multiple cycles of hormonal stimulation, the pain of the injections, the discomfort and the bloating; then the delicate harvest of eggs to be fertilized outside the […]

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Grandfather Concerned for Daughter; 2 Miscarriages

Robbi – thank you for the opportunity to visit your art installation.  It is a moving, important and beautiful expression.  I was not able stay long, but here are my first reactions, as a male.  As a father I watched as my daughter experienced two miscarriages before giving birth to little Una, now 3 and the […]

Women’s Economic Forum talk; Surviving Grief, Remembering Happiness

Creativity has enabled me to survive grief. If you click this post, you can watch my 6 minute talk at New Mexico’s Women’s Economic Forum 2017 on processing grief, suicidal moments, existential trauma through Creativity. Know that I’m available for coaching others through your own process, to come through grief stronger than ever. Much love, […]

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World Childless Week; Writing that Heals

I’ve found another wonderful resource for those of you reading this who are also infertile. Created by @Stephanie Joy Philips, another voice loving those of us who could not have children. There is some very strange and wholesome fullness which occurs when I find another woman using her voice to break through the shame, trauma, […]

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Join Me! Sensuous Warrior Cruise; New Orleans, Cozumel, Yucatan

Are you coming on a cruise to Mexico with me? I’m excited and honored to join  my dear friends and colleagues Mamie Lamley and Juliette Willoughby Esq. MSW on the Sensuous Warrior Retreat next April 13-19. We start in New Orleans, Cozumel, Yucatan. Come with us and play in the water, as we explore and […]

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Endometriosis Barely Addressed by Medical Community

How are Endometriosis and Adenomyosis ignored so readily by the medical community? I just read this article with shock; so many of us have grown from teens to 50s and beyond suffering crippling pain monthly from this extraordinarily common condition. In my case, I could not work a solid 7 days a month through my […]