Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Merry Everything and Happy New Year!

Well....I failed to get this posted BEFORE Christmas. Whoops!! Here it is anyways. :)


I hope you and your family are enjoying this holiday season. The new year is just around the corner and I CAN. NOT. WAIT. to see what's in store!! It seems as though 2011 was a time to find "me" and work out all of our kinks in this surrogacy journey. Well, I have found "me" and now i'm ready to blast into 2012 without looking back.

2012 is OUR YEAR!!

My IPs and I are excited about what's to come for us in the new year. We just want to get pregnant already! Geesh. Is that too much to ask?  Well, ya, apparently it is. There were necessary hurdles to jump over (for the both my IPs and myself) in order to get us to where we are at today. Everything will be worth it in the end (a baby for my IPs is soo worth all of this madness!).  I am matched with an amazing set of IPs that I just adore and I couldn't imagine doing a surrogacy for anybody else. So has totally been worth "the ride" so far.

If this "waiting game" thinks it's getting the best of me...well....HA! I've got something else in mind...PATIENCE!!! I've mastered this waiting game people. It's on like Donkey Kong.

Cheers to the New Year and what's to come for us all!!

*My last post of the year - 2010....and what I looked forward to in 2011. 
Crazy how things change....and in my case, for the better. 

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Where art thou Egg Donor?

I've been dying to "check in" with you all, but I don't have any good news just yet. My Intended Parents are still on a mad search to find a new egg donor. It's crazy the process that goes into choosing the perfect egg donor. And then once you choose one, she has to "approve" you as well (or at least that's how it is in our case). It's been a crazy roller coaster and we are just ready to get going again. My IPs might be close to snagging "the one" and I have everything crossed that it will happen very soon!! Every time I get a notification on my phone that there is a new email waiting for me, I get all nervous and think that it could be an email from one of my IPs saying that we are ready to go for round #2. Sooooon!!! I can feel it.

It's been very bitter sweet for me lately. A handful of my most closest surro-sisters have gone through transfers, got that "positive" pee stick, delivered their surro-babies, or are about to deliver. I am so overwhelmed with joy for them, but also a little sad that I am still here and waiting for my turn. There is a girl in one of my Facebook groups that transferred the same week that I was supposed to back in October. We were "transfer buddies". My transfer was canceled and hers was successful. She is now pregnant and I am so happy for her and her IPs!! But, I'm not going to's a little sad seeing her posts and thinking to myself that I too could have been where she is at today. I could have been 11 weeks pregnant this week. That makes me sad. It makes me sad that my IPs are still waiting too.

I'm ready to go!! I'm excited to get through the holidays and start fresh with a successful transfer in the new year. I want this so badly. My IPs want this so badly. I know this will happen for us...when the timing is right. But damn it...can't the timing be NOW! I feel like a little girl pouting. I'm allowed to pout just a little, right? ;)

Anyhow, that's about it for me. I met up with a few of my lovely surro-sisters who were in town for their transfer this past month. So, i'll leave you with a few neat pictures of some awesome ladies that I am happy to call my friends. Oh, and by the way...all three of them who transferred are now PREGNANT!!! Yay for surro-babies and more families created!! #ilovesurrogacy!

Me ~ Kelly (Just the Stork - now pregnant!) ~ Stacie (now pregnant!) ~ Laura

Me ~ Jennifer (now pregnant!) ~ Misti