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And They Lived Happily Ever After by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I may post again in this space, I may not, but I thought there should be at least some kind of update.  Especially for those who might be considering egg donation and wonde ... Read on »
Dollars and Sense by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Popping in on a random day to add my 2 cents (is that a pun?) to Write Mind Open Heart's Dollars and $ense discussion. Consider your now or future children as ... Read on »
Try Again by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility That article in Adoptive Families magazine is available online.  I guess I could have said my article.  Kind of cool, if I may say so myself. Read on »
Another Quick Update by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I am last, but wanted to say that the meeting with Belinda, our egg donor, was uneventful - which I think is a good thing.  LB played with the barista and didn't seem that ... Read on »
Not What I Meant by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I just reread my last blog post.  I shouldn't have blogged while working . . .I was going toward a lot more detail about Brad's mom's (Kay is her name) passing that would h ... Read on »
Finding Balance by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I was dying in the dessert for lack of water.  I longed with my whole being to quench my thirst.  I dreamed of the day when my need would be fulfilled. I hoped again and ag ... Read on »
Things To Say by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I've got them, believe it or not.  I have thoughts I want to share on being a donor egg mom, about remembering to live in the moment, about continuing to heal from IF hell, ... Read on »
Dying The Slow Death by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I think that may be the fate of my blog.  It is not my intention, but it seems to be happening.  I am not ready to officially walk away and maybe things will swing in the p ... Read on »
Perfect Moment Monday: Remembering by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Lori always puts a caption at the beginning of her Perfect Moment Monday post Perfect Moment Monday is about noticing a perfect moment rather than creating one. ... Read on »
Perfect Moment Monday: Bike Ride by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility How has so much time gone by since I posted last?   Partly because my employer has cracked down on non-work related internet time.  Not that I blog at work, of course. ... Read on »
Perfect Moment Monday: Sunday Afternoon by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Douglass Adams describes Sunday afternoons as 'the long dark tea-time of the soul'. The weekend is all but over and Monday morning is looming large.  If I recall correctly, ... Read on »
Random Musings by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Brad has been out of town the last couple of nights and perhaps that is why I have been lying awake wondering about things I have and will have no answer to.  I hope that i ... Read on »
PTSD, Vanity And Miscelaney by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Somewhere in a post before the birth of LB back in June of 2008, I posted about being afraid I wouldn't be able to take pride in our DE child(ren).  Given my belief that we ... Read on »
Perfect Moment Monday: Water by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I have decided that one of the reasons I am not blogging as much lately is that I am too tired to string more that a few words together at a time.  How tired?  Sufficiently ... Read on »
Food For Thought by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility The article All Joy and No Fun is, I suspect, going to be making the rounds and talked about a lot in the IF world.  It explores the reasons why parents tend to be less ha ... Read on »
Detox by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility In my on going effort to be happier I have decided I need to do 3 things:  Exercise at least 30 minutes each day (shown in one study to be as effective as prozac ), eat les ... Read on »
One Year Ago by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility This time last year I was waiting for the call to find out if our one frozen embryo would survive the thaw (we were given a 50% chance) and we would have something to trans ... Read on »
Do You Believe In Magic? by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I recently came across a post about a message in a fortune cookie and how the writer hoped it was a good omen.  I suddenly felt saddened.  It was a reaction I found a bit s ... Read on »
Two Years by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Two years ago today I was living the drama of LB's birth. It is amazing how slowly two years of trying to conceive lasts compared to two years on 'the other side'.  She is ... Read on »
Just Another Quick Update by Kami Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility There was a helicopter crash two houses behind mine two weeks ago.  I watched it drop out of the sky and was sure the pilot died. He did.  It was very sad and later I learn ... Read on »