a letter to our surrogate.

To our GC, There aren’t nearly enough words, gestures, or expressions of gratitude that could ever show how truly thankful Matt & I are to be on this surrogacy journey with you. While we have struggled with infertility for five years and endured ten IVF cycles, nine IVF transfers, five egg retrievals, and six miscarriages […]

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) […]

My Motherhood

Next month, October 15th is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. I am dedicating this post to Share’s Walk of Remembrance & the Wave of Light in support of infertility and pregnancy loss and shattering the stigma. You can find a list of all the amazing bloggers on this blog tour here. I never thought any of this would happen […]

…IUI canceled

…and I keep feeling down, down, down… At my appointment this morning I was showing 1 follicle at 16 and 2 at 14 and then still some little guys that weren’t growing. The reason my RE increased my Follistim on Saturday/Sunday was because my Estradiol decreased significantly. Well I just got the phone call that […]