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the finish line.

It’s so close. It’s within reach. Things have kept moving forward since our egg retrieval in October, and I’m happy to report that things have been going unbelievably smooth! Praise the Lord! THE BEST NEWS: Our GC (gestational carrier) has been fully cleared to carry for us (medically, emotionally, etc). Our GC was on a […]

update & timeline. 

Well, y’all, I thought it was about time for an update – especially those that don’t follow us on social media/Instagram.  I believe I’ve mentioned this before, but because my husband and I had no embryos to use (for our gestational carrier), it meant that we had to go through another IVF cycle (our tenth) […]

bye, wanda.

Oh, my dearest Wanda. We met about four years ago when we first started seeking help for infertility. I didn’t expect our relationship to last this long, nor did I expect to have such a love/hate relationship with you. Our first few months together in 2013, you found out my left Fallopian tube had become […]

october.

It’s October 2, 2017 and I’m watching TV in bed. My husband is at work, so for me, it’s a typical Monday night. Except it’s not. This month was our due date for our sweet, Baby Bello. My view to the TV should be obscured by my round belly. I should be feeling kicks from my […]

courage.

This post was written by my husband, Matthew. One of my College teachers recently posted a question to my psychology class on what courage means to you: I use to think this was easy, I picture my brothers and I in battle, steadfast against a ferocious enemy, gritting our teeth and asking for more. This […]

moving forward.

Hello all – For starters, I’d like to thank all of those that have been following our journey and for those who just joined us – welcome to our journey! If you’ve read our most recent post, you’ve seen that we have decided to move on from trying to use my body and going the […]

I’ve learned a lot over the years in the world of infertility – and I mean, A LOT. Struggling for nearly five years to build our family, allowing me to mingle in this world of infertility, has taught me these ten things: NOT EVERYONE IS GOING TO SUPPORT YOU ON YOUR JOURNEY and that’s ok, […]