Finally, Some Good News

We learned yesterday that we have SIX euploidic embryos to work with.  The genetic testing isn’t complete, but this fact does clear the way for us to start planning the transfer, which should happen about three weeks after our surrogate starts her cycle. This is so incredible that I almost Read more…

No News Is No News

We heard from the genetics testing lab this morning. They still have not received the cheek swab kit back from our egg donor, which is necessary in order to complete the tests that we want done on our embryos. This is just the latest in a long string of delays Read more…

Sooooooo… Yeah.

When I made the decision to start this blog, I thought I would have tons of ideas about things to post. I follow some parenting blogs and they’re full of stuff.  But, honestly, it’s actually pretty tough to think about being a parent when you’re not even imminently going to Read more…

2017 Madness

WOW. It’s going to be really tough to stay on topic here at this blog.  There are SO many things happening in the world and — like basically everyone on the internet — I have a lot of thoughts and things I want to say. But I am REALLY going Read more…

2017: The Year of Drive!

I’m not really one for resolutions.  When I think of resolutions, they always sound like projects.  And I don’t see why you should wait until January 1 to start a project.  If you’ve resolved to resolve to do something, then you’ve actually already resolved to do it, right? So, do Read more…

Egg Donor Problems

UUUGGGGHHHHHHH. OK. So, I haven’t been good about writing about our actual process, so I’m aware that you’re missing a lot of backstory here. I’ll catch you up at some point.  Here’s the short version: As of this moment right now, we have a “gestational carrier” lined up and waiting. Read more…