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One Who Understands ..

My husband and I have been trying to start a family since 2004. Turns out it isn't as easy as they make it seem in freshman health class. We have severe MFI and are hoping to create our miracle with the help of IVF/ICSI.
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I love technology by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Modern day technology sure makes life fun. It is such a nice way to keep in touch with people all over the world. Ok, for me I mostly just keep up with people locally, let's ... Read on »
First Step by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Friday we had our initial consult with the clinic here in our new city. It was a very through appointment. They have you feel out an extensive questionnaire online before yo ... Read on »
Rescheduled by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So I have had to reschedule our initial consult. Now we are set-up for October 17th. Yes, over two months away! Is that crazy or what?!?! DH has pointed out to me that reall ... Read on »
Answered Prayers by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Sometimes when we are on this long and hard journey to our children we feel alone. Like God has forgotten us and our prayers are going unanswered. I have felt this way often ... Read on »
Putting on my big girl panties by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I finally called the clinic to set-up an appointment. I put it off for weeks and even as the phone rang I almost hung up. I finally reached the appointment line only to be t ... Read on »
Inadequate by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So I'm having one of those "Man IF really Sucks" kind of days. An ex-friend who I am still friends with on FB just announced they are expecting baby #3. Her second daughter ... Read on »
It's true... by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I'm happy to report that making friends post-parenthood is a lot easier than making them without kids. I finally feel like I fit in! Well kind of. Being a SAHM my only socia ... Read on »
Changes by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It has been a busy month over here. DH got a new job at his company and with that came an opportunity to relocate our family. They said it would be 3-9 months before the mov ... Read on »
My heart hurts by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility So a fried texted a few days ago directing me to a website that was set-up by birth parents looking to place their unborn child with an adopted family. My heart skipped a be ... Read on »
Well hello old friend by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility It's been months. Sorry for my lack of posting. I just haven't felt like I have had much to say in this space. Little Miss is 14 months old!! It is amazing and wonderful and ... Read on »
Final!!! by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility That's right, Little Miss is officially ours!! Woohoo!! We met with the judge today and signed our final paperwork! We feel so incredibly blessed to have this little miracle ... Read on »
First Mother's Day by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility My first Mother's Day as a mother was amazing. DH made breakfast in bed, we had a great brunch at church and a yummy dinner, also prepared by DH. The one thing that was a li ... Read on »
Signed!! AND Introducing Little Miss... by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility M and BD went on Tuesday to sign away their rights!! They both opted to sign the final termination of rights so there is no grace period. That means little miss is ours!! Ye ... Read on »
Cured by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I was talking to a good friend the other day on the phone and we were talking about trails. She mentioned that we all have different trials and some have 9 years of infertil ... Read on »
Update by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility I promise we are still alive! I had two dear bloggy friends contact me today to check in. I guess that's the nudge I needed to get back to this space to update those of you ... Read on »
Thank you by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility A big thank you to Hannah over at Life Happens . She sent little miss the cutest little outfit! Read on »
Update... by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Nothing new to report. Little miss is doing great and we fall more in love daily. Since our adoption is an independent/relative adoption everything is done by the state, whi ... Read on »
She's Here!!! by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Our miracle was born at 2:43 pm on 11/14/12. Weighing in at 7 lbs 1 oz, 20 inches long. She is perfection and I have never been so in love. TPR have yet to be signed, so leg ... Read on »
Flood gates are opening by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Just a quick note to say M's water broke at 12:12 am. We are packing up and headed to the hospital. By this time tomorrow we should have a new member in our little family!! ... Read on »
Showered with love by One Who Understands .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Pregnancy & Fertility Last week was the week of showers. I had my first one on Monday with all of my work ladies and then my family/church friend one Saturday. Both were so beautiful and amazing. ... Read on »