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!!!”

We never thought we would be in contract with a real live unicorn!

If you saw Brandi’s post yesterday Brandi and Bryan signed the 38 page Gestational Carrier contract in front of a notary making it official on their end. We were the slow pokes in signing, as of course this week I have been down for the count with the stomach flu! But in the surro worldContinue reading “We never thought we would be in contract with a real live unicorn!”

Signed, Sealed, Delivered (tomorrow), I’m Yours!

Brandi here! So today was a BIG day!  We got the contract finalized, signed, notarized and mailed off to our attorney!!  It truly just makes it seem one step closer to being so REAL! Throughout this process it’s been “hurry up and wait” situations.   And here it is again….lol.  We now wait for ToryContinue reading “Signed, Sealed, Delivered (tomorrow), I’m Yours!”

Why are we sharing this blog BEFORE we have a pregnancy announcement?

Well for a lot of reasons, actually. Because in our culture we talk about having kids one day like its a given. We talk about child rearing years as a happy time in our lives (and it is for many but not for all). We are not prepared to enter the war zone that sometimes is gettingContinue reading “Why are we sharing this blog BEFORE we have a pregnancy announcement?”