Q&A: Your questions for Tory answered!

Thank you so much for your questions guys! Brandi and I each got quite a few questions so we will be breaking the answers into two posts. One for the questions geared towards me and another for questions geared towards her. Some of the questions were admittedly tough. Which means you asked the questions youContinue reading “Q&A: Your questions for Tory answered!”

Here comes the Easter Bunny with a basket full of eggs…IVF day 7 Update!

Today is day 7!? Whoa. This is going by fast. This morning I had my ultrasound and drum roll….. They counted 24 eggs!!!!!! Forget being a penguin. Call me the Easter Bunny! Over achiever left ovary has 17 and the right one has 7. The numbers are similar to my last ivf attempt. BUT whatContinue reading “Here comes the Easter Bunny with a basket full of eggs…IVF day 7 Update!”

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

(A post by Brandi, the surrogate) Well, maybe not quite in others’ eyes.  But in mine, the FedEx guy delivered me a present that I couldn’t wait to open! Usually I love surprises and can be patient til the time comes to open my gifts.  But this time I knew what was in the box!!Continue reading “Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas…”

Love is something if you give it away!

So this is going to be a very quick, maybe error-filled, post.  Tory has been, and will continue for several more days, going through some pain and discomfort, to put it very nicely.  She’s doing this with so much love in her heart; to give her husband another chance to be a daddy, her daughterContinue reading “Love is something if you give it away!”

On the night of IVF eve…thank YOU.

  On the night of IVF eve (I start two shots a day starting tomorrow bright and early). I am emotional and on the brink of tears. Happy ones. The last time I was entering IVF in May it was a very lonely time to be honest. The world didn’t know yet.  This time aroundContinue reading “On the night of IVF eve…thank YOU.”

I Just Called, to Say…

…we’re shipping your meds!!  (You thought I was going to say “I love you”, didn’t you…hehe.).  Eeeeek!  I mean, I knew this day was coming, but I thought maybe the end of next week, or even the 21st or 22nd.  Nope, the 17th!!!! So I was shopping with my daughter at Old Navy for someContinue reading “I Just Called, to Say…”

Signed, Sealed, Delivered…Baby Daudelin is all yours for 9 months!!!

BIG DAY today. We got back from a week vacation to a mountain of mail. In the mail was the one last paperwork hurdle – the Embryo Transfer Form. Basically the form that says we consent to have our baby transferred into Brandi by our doctor. Although we are legally in contract – the doctorsContinue reading “Signed, Sealed, Delivered…Baby Daudelin is all yours for 9 months!!!”