Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Checking in!!

It's almost been a month since my last post--sorry about that!! There's nothing really "new" to report just yet. BUT I am working on something though......so stay tuned!! ;)

In the meantime I am still very active in the surrogacy world. I have grown very close with a handful of surro friends online. We chat every day and keep up-to-date with each other's journey. I couldn't ask for a stronger support system--I am so, so blessed!!

This last month has been super exciting for me. So many "surrogacy" related things happening--I love it. I was asked by an Intended Mother friend (who lives close by) to meet up and surprise her Surrogate who was in town for a visit. I am friends with both ladies online so it was nice to finally meet the both of them. I am meeting up with the both of them again this weekend to spend time while "J" is on a 5 day bed rest following her (hopfully) Sunday transfer!

"F" and "J", I truly believe that "God Gave Me You'. You both are more special than you will ever know. I wish you all the very, very best in your upcoming transfer and I look forward to cheering you on on the side lines as you bring the little one(s) into this world.
Love, Andrea

Another Surro friend was flying into LA for her transfer and I got word that she was coming alone. Her family was unable to make it, and her IPs live out of the Country. I offered to be with her during the transfer and stay for the day to keep her company while on bed rest. It was an amazing experience being able to sit in the room with her for the transfer. I was honored to be there and so grateful that she asked me to be in the room with her.

"C", I wish you all the best with this transfer. My fingers are still crossed for you!! I'm so glad to have met you--it's like we've known each other since high school. I love our daily chats and so thankful to have you as my new friend.
Love, Andrea

Here is the goodie basket that I made for her to enjoy while
 on bedrest--complete with pregnancy tests!!

We played around with makeup and fake eye lashes - FUN!!

And ended the *fun times* with facial masks!!

Lastly, but certainly not least! One of my Dearest Surro Friends received confirmation that she is pregnant with her surro-baby(ies) (<--I call twins)!!! I am so excited and happy for her and her IFs (Intended Fathers). Best wishes to them all!! I'm hoping and praying that I am able to make it for the delivery!! (well, in the waiting room at least, haha!)

Amy, Amy, Amy--If only we lived closer, is all I have to say. ;)
Love ya, Girlfriend!!!

Well, that's my update!! Until next time--I promise not to go another month without posting. I think what is brewing in my "surrogacy pot" is going to get hot here pretty quickly, if ya know what i mean!! ;) Stay tuned!!


Danielle said...


I just started following your blog and wanted to say how sorry I am that things did not work out with your IPs. I know it can't be easy, but, also know that the perfect IPs are out there for you!
I'm a first time GS in SoCal as well and can't wait to follow your journey. Hugs :)

RebekahRose said...

That was such a great update - that is AWESOME that you've been able to get together and be there for so many others already and that gift basket you put together is SO sweet!! Amazing! :)

Babydreams2011 said...

YAAAY!! I was stalking your blog just last night looking for an update girl!! Don't do that to me again! =) SO SO glad your journey continues and can't wait until you have exciting news to share with us all! HUGS!! Tonya

Jeni said...

Andrea- you are truly an amazing person! I think about you and your journey often. I am so glad that somethin's a-brewin' for you Surrogacy wise. You deserve great things! Can't wait to hear the news!!

Surrogate, Single Parent and Dating... said...

You are so sweet!!!!!

ws.d said...

Thank you for sharing your experiences of surrogacy!
Help us to promote awareness of surrogacy through World Surrogacy Day on 4th November 2011...

Jennifer said...

You are such a thoughtful person. I feel good things will be coming your way soon!

Krystal said...

What a great update! You're such a sweetie! It looks like you had a fun girl's night too! :-)

momof4 said...

OMG! I just read this! Andrea- I love ya girl! And we WILL meet up soon. You are amazing, and I know for a fact you will be having your own journey very soon and I will be right here to support you.

braejuma said...

This is so sweet Andrea!!! I wish all of us surrogates had a friend like you! :)

Heidi said...

So happy to "hear" you blogging again. Sounds like things are brewing...can't wait for the next update!

Ashley said...

I am so glad you finally posted!! I know I can just email or call to ask you what is going on, but I really don't want to stress you out on the topic even more. I do hope that things are looking up for you. At the end of it all, you are going to make the most wonderful surrogate ever!! If I ever needed a surrogate, I would want someone exactly like you =) Whoever becomes your IP's is going to be so blessed!!

Chelle said...

You are an amazing woman....I am happy to be in the same world that you are in !!! :)

tasha said...

Can't wait to hear what's brewing in your surrogacy pot! :)

Jeff and Kevin said...

You are awesome Andrea. I just have to add, I clicked on your family blog link and don't wanna be the gay dude making it all awkward so I'll leave my comment here. Holy. Hot. Husband. Uh huh - you go sweetie :)

Andrea said...

Oh Kevin you are so funny, i love it!! He is pretty hot, isn't he!! ;)