Sometimes people ask how much paperwork goes into adopting. Well, here is an example of how much. This is one completed home study book to show to a potential adoption lawyer tomorrow. I will have a separate one for when we meet on Tuesday with a group we may adopt with. (The binder is an … Continue reading A Quick Post about Paperwork
We're at the end of the home study. The previous meeting in August went great. This was our interview portion, and Steve and I are pretty much approved pending the last parts of the home study. Our last major piece, the home visit, is scheduled for September 25th. As of this post, we have two … Continue reading Cleaning Time
Hi! Sorry for the lack of posting. Life has been nuts! There should be a new post this weekend. Stay tuned!
Today is my birthday, and I thought I would do a small update post. I've turned 36, and it's got me thinking about a lot of things. I thought life would be a little different by the time I hit this number, but everyone probably feels the same. I luckily have a wonderful husband, job, … Continue reading Updates at 36
Hello, lovely readers. It's been a month since I last posted. Unfortunately, I have a weird and difficult time since then. At this point, I'm trying to figure out how to talk about everything. Once I do, I will post here. It should be soon. A couple of updates: I do want to say that … Continue reading Mini-Update: Testing and Two Years
I'm just going to be blunt and name today's topic: the extreme highs and lows of a sibling having a baby while you still struggle to have your own. I am going to get this out the best that I can. Hopefully, it will help people understand what goes on. On March 23rd, I became … Continue reading The Two Sides of Becoming an Aunt
We are back at the beginning today. It was a biochemical pregnancy, and period started on top of it. I am sad but hopeful. At the fertility specialist getting checked out. Also there to see if we can do another IUI cycle or if we need to wait this one out. Keep positive. Stay positive. … Continue reading Reset Again
Author's Note: Today is Tuesday, March 13th. This is important to know when reading this post. When I started this blog last November, I wanted to create a honest account of what my life is like going through fertility treatments and living with PCOS. This post is keeping with that goal. Two weeks have passed … Continue reading Waiting Game
It's the night before my 2nd IUI, and I'm trying to distract myself. I've changed the sheets, sent sub plans for school tomorrow, rotated laundry, and cleaned the kitchen. Now, I'm sitting on my bed and writing this blog post while old episodes of Parks and Recreation play. (That show is life. I try to … Continue reading Thoughts From the Night Before
Just stabbed myself in the stomach. Take all the shots!!! Bring on the eggs and mood swings!!!