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 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 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 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.
Single Mom By Choice: Part 21 – Now 41… and still waiting.
It's hard to believe that I started this journey just before turning 39... Forty-one... I celebrated my birthday last month and I am now officially at the two year mark of trying this Single Mom by Choice thingie. I've discovered so much... about the female body (who knew we had more than one egg growing... Continue Reading →
Single Mom By Choice – Part 20: WHAT’S HAPPENING?
"Hey Kim! How have you been? What's happening?" as the person asking touches their stomach for me to understand what they are asking about. This scenario has been a common occurrence in the last few months and I have to admit, some may find it annoying, but I think it's cute! It's been going... I... Continue Reading →
Single Mom By Choice – Part 19: ON HOLD…
Don't we all hate waiting in line or being on hold... those minutes passing by while you are trying to get something done or get in contact with someone always feel like moments of life just wasted away... even though you know that once you get to the front of the line or that person... Continue Reading →