I love you... Soon! I could not get myself to say those three tiny words just yet... I would walk around the house, with this new baby in my arms and I would say "I love you!!! ARGH... SOON!!! I can't lie... I don't love you yet, but I promise that I will love you... Continue Reading →
Mom Log – Part 6: Thank you John Wayne!
It’s been quite the last few years! I’ve wanted kids for so long. I’ve been pricked and prodded both physically and emotionally through those years of trying to get pregnant and then, unraveled every layer of my life to be approved as a foster parent. Finally I am a parent and I am loving it!... Continue Reading →
Mom Log – Part 5: A “mom” feeling?
Is there a feeling that comes with being a mom? Biological mom, foster mom, step-mom, adoptive mom... hell even fur-mom! Do we all FEEL the same?
Mom Log – Part 4: Court Day!
As our court date got closer - and we saw all the work, red tape and careful treading that had to happen behind the scenes - we truly felt the weight of our choice to foster. Some days are easy. Some not.
Mom Log – Part 2: Reality Check!
Next week, I turn 43… Only a few days and I will be the age my boyfriend’s mothers was when she passed away… she died so young, but so accomplished as a mom. She was 43 and Alex was 18. Her children were young adults, but I am sure she felt like she did not... Continue Reading →
Let’s Make A Baby: Part 27 – A shinny new title!
A shinny new title will be needed for this blog. As you may have already read in my last post, I’ve turned a page. I had a major decision to make. It had been more than a year since my 2019 embryo transfer and I was now eligible to apply to the Banques Mixtes du... Continue Reading →
Let’s Make a Baby: Part 26 – Let’s make a baby… Or not…
Let’s talk about it... or not. Let’s cry about it... or not. « Or not » - two simple little words, yet such a powerful decision.
Let’s Make a Baby: Part 25 – Fertility CAA
Is there a fertility CAA? A place that could fix it all? Because I definitely need a membership... Contrarily to my habitual silver lining posts, this one is definitely a rant. After three years of trying, I broke last night. I am just so tired of trying to be hopeful. It's in my nature though,... Continue Reading →
Let’s Make a Baby: Part 24 –Road through the jungle…
The title of this latest blog actually comes from one of you who wrote to me saying that we all have our road to success; that road that we have to travel on to get to where we want to be.
Let’s Make a Baby: Part 23 – Covid-19. Crazy times!!
What’s up with baby Sullivan? Well, I’m still on the sidelines. After that last miscarriage, I gave myself a benchmark.