Honestly, this post is a hard one to write... Physically because my nails and fingers are falling apart from the chemo. Secondly, many of you know the embryo transfer results did not turn out like any of us had hoped. It didn't work. HOW? WHY? WHY US? I have so many questions. Probably most . . .
It is hard to believe this even happened. It is hard to believe after all of that hard work TRANSFER day arrived. Thursday, January 11th was the date of transfer for our final two embryos. It is exciting, scary and nerve wracking all at the same time. Let me walk you through this . . .
As of a couple of months ago I began promoting Monat products. I thought it might be helpful to give readers out there an overview of the company and the products... Hence... WHY MONAT? pronunciation.... (MAW-NATE) What is Monat? Monat is a hair care line that contains none of the toxins of other . . .
Anyone who commits to becoming a gestational carrier is a hero in my mind. But one warning... before committing.... you must BE or LEARN to BE comfortable with..... NEEDLES There is a whole preparation process that comes before just transferring the embryos to the carrier. The job of the . . .
The Interview I honestly don't even know how to start this blog post. We are still in shock and in a whirlwind from what has taken place this Christmas. It all started with gomn.com contacting me for an interview. Initially I didn't think it was super odd. I have been asked to share my story . . .
It is cold season and we are all trying to keep ourselves healthy. After making a visit to my naturopath I found a tip in dealing with the common cold naturally. You will never guess how.... FROZEN SOCKS! Yup, frozen socks. Well, I hate being cold...that sounds miserable. I promise you it isn't . . .
So this has been on my mind for awhile. Actually, it kinda pops up in MY brain daily. Basically I ask myself... Are we crazy? Well ya... I am probably crazy in many ways (HAHA). No but seriously, are we crazy for potentially bringing more children into this life we are living? I have really . . .
Every year after Thanksgiving it is tradition to put all of the fall decor away and get that Christmas tree up. Honestly, I try to have a good attitude about it. I love Christmas and most importantly what it represents. Seriously though... four weeks of all this work to take it all down . . .
Friday, November 17th was a good day. A day moving in a positive direction with the gestational carrier process. I kept saying to Brian that I needed this appointment. Up until this Friday much of my world had been surrounded by my own personal medical issues. I wanted a POSITIVE appointment and . . .
I seriously have never made a pie before. I HELPED my mom years ago... but never on my own. My memories of my mother's pie making was frustration with the crust. I am not a big sweets eater anyway so why in the world go through all that effort.... Until..... THANKSGIVING! Alright, a . . .