Wednesday, August 31, 2011

First profile for potential IPs!!!

I received my first profile on potential IPs and I am so excited!!!! There just a state away but not far at all. I have to show Brian their profile and let him read it and see what he thinks than the agency will set up a conference call to speak with them. From what Ive read they seem wonderful, I cant wait to hear more about them.

Friday, August 26, 2011


Records are all cleared and Im ready to move forward to the matching process!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! So excited! T from the agency sent me gorgeous multi colored roses in the mail today. I must say Im really liking this agency and how Im being treated!

todays the day

I should have all my records cleared by today!! YAY!!!

In other news the hurricane is coming, just lovely. For those that refuse to evacuate than be sure to put your name, ss# and next of kin on paper in your left shoe so your body can be identified. This is crazy!!

I NEED some good news today, cant wait for T call me!

Monday, August 22, 2011

waiting waiting waiting

I'm NOT a fan of waiting. Still waiting on clearance from my records, which chould have been done friday or today the latest. Patience I need patience.

Friday, August 19, 2011

What a great night!

T from the agency came last night and I felt like Ive known her for years! She brought the girls cupcake scented chapstick which anyone that knows my kids knows that chapstick is just so cool! She stayed 2 1/2 hours, answered tons of questions, gave Brian some of the husband perspective on things based on her husband. Casidee acted out a bit at first, when new people come over she goes into this show off mode and embarrasses me the way she acts, she spit at me!!! OMG I was mortified! She wanted attention I know but not that way! Emilee was her usual laid back self and hung out and played, could really care less. Towards the end T and I played Barbies with Casidee while talking and that made Cas's day. 

Clearance from my medical records and labor & delivery records should be done today or monday the latest THAN the fun begins! MATCHING! 

She said Im very lucky to have such a great support system and I am very thankful for my family and friends. If I ever needed you, its now. 

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Thursday visit

T, from the agency is coming to visit/meet us Thursday evening! By than my medical records should be all cleared and ready to match with IPs. As Ive learned on the Surromomsonline website, this is a hurry and wait process, something I'm learning to deal with! I normally need things to be done ASAP and hate waiting but for once Im taking it all in and taking my time. Until I match these posts arent going to be very exciting, sorry!

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Visit from the agency next week!

My contact from the agency will be coming over one day next week to meet with Brian and me, and the girls too. I thought that thats pretty cool, this agency goes through a lot of steps before starting any matching process. Even cooler, she is 2 time surrogate. Feels nice to know that this person Im counting on to guide me and "hold my hand" through it all has been there and done that. Im excited to meet her! 

All paper work on the girls have been received, just waiting on my OB records to get to the agency. Come on snail mail!

Friday, August 12, 2011

Medical Records

The records are taking FOREVER to get to the agnecy, gah! It's the last thing on the list to do and it's out of my hands.  It's friday so I'm assuming they wont receive them until next week.  Patience is not a strong suit of mine.

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Why, people want to know why

Well like I've mentioned already, I want to give the gift of life to someone who wouldnt otherwise experience that miracle.  I've always been interested in surrogacy and now that my family is complete its time for me to help build another family, for deserving people.  I cant imagine what infertility feels like, I never want to know. I do know someone personally who has tried IVF twice and will start again in a month, and she and her husband want a baby badly. You can see the pain in her eyes when she talks about it.  If I can in my life make someones dreams come true, I can live knowing that I made a difference. That I have done something that most woman wouldnt even consider doing. The end result chokes me up and I cant wait to do this!

Just starting out

I have complete all necessary paper work and am just waiting on the records from the OB and hospital.  I want to start telling people but the reactions that I've gotten from a few have made my stomach hurt and I'm afraid now.  I dont know why I'm afraid, I am the one doing this amazing thing for someone else. Why cant everyone accept that? Haven't you known someone who couldn't conceive and desperately wanted to be a parent? That thought breaks my heart. Not everyone is as lucky as you and I. They say it takes a special person to even become a Surrogate, I totally see that now.  But does it take a special person to see the beauty in it? To see how awesome that is? 

Other than that, this has been pretty good so far.  Once all the medical records are received than they will be reviewed and I, hopefully, will be cleared to start speaking with IPs (intended parents).  I feel really good inside, its hard to explain but everytime I think about "my" IPs holding their baby that I grew for them, I cant help but tear up.  Not because Im sad but because its the best feeling ever to be a mom.