We bought a house!
An update on our embryo adoption process.
Well... our church hunt is officially over. We spent the summer attending various churches (3 in total) as we tried to find a new place to call home. From the beginning, Breiel Church was set to be last on the list for several reasons. First, I attended Breiel and their youth group in high school and … Continue reading The Great Hunt – Breiel Church
We are matched with an embryo donor!
A reflection on my first 5 years as a nurse.
Our thoughts on our search for a new church home.
Did you know that over 500,000 babies live in freezers across the United States? Yes, that's right, freezers. They're embryos that have been cryo-preserved after a round of in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Many of these embryos belong to couples who are still trying to get pregnant and intend to use them in future attempts at pregnancy, but others … Continue reading 5 Reasons We Chose Embryo Adoption Over Traditional Adoption
Life is busy, but lately I've come to terms with the fact that I waste a lot of time. I'm glad no one actually clocks the amount of hours (yes, hours) I spend each day on my phone. It's addictive. It's the first thing I reach for when my alarm goes off, and the last … Continue reading Disconnected
Almost every morning I start out the day thinking of what I need to accomplish. Some days it's as easy as "go to work." On my days off my to-do list looks more like: "clean the kitchen, do laundry, walk the dogs, go to the grocery, etc." I'm sure you can relate. Before you know … Continue reading Redo Your To-do
For the last 9 months we have known that our diagnosis was male factor infertility. That seemed pretty "fixable." We'd pay lots of money, make some embryos, and then bring a baby home in 10 months. Not having a baby at the end of in-vitro fertilization was not in my plan. If you don't know … Continue reading The Infertilizers