We've missed an update or two lately, because life can be hard. News After a frozen embryo transfer, you wait. We did that, but it was obvious to us that Rachael was pregnant. Her body made that clear. But the indications eased up and the pregnancy test came back negative. And again a few days later. At least one of the babies stuck for a short while, but all three have … [Read more...] about Embryo Adoption: When Life is Hard
Hello! (I send this note out to those on our email list for this journey) I, Rachael, am back home and it nice to be home with the craziness behind us. Pete did great with the boys here, on his own, and they had a blast together. All 3 babies survived thaw, and were transferred on Thursday. Now, we wait. The clinic wants me to do a pregnancy test (blood test style) on … [Read more...] about a quick update
Life just got extra crazy. We got the timing right this time around! It took extra monitoring, but it is time to go get these babies. Plane tickets are purchased. Hotel booked. Friend to travel with found. All the various details are getting worked out. And this is really going to happen. The reality of this brain dump is dawning on me: We have done what we … [Read more...] about Embryo Adoption — When the timing DOES work!
Crazy Week This week saw more than its share of craziness. First we had a transfer date, then we didn't. An emotional rollercoaster. Along the way, we shipped out a lot of orders too and even got some new parts in stock. This week I worked on two part outs. I went through the Black Friday 2017 haul again, pulling out the tan and brown bricks from these sets. With 83 … [Read more...] about Week in Review
It's amazing any of us are ever born. Just consider the timing of things. And then the risk factors and loss rates seem to be against us. But somehow, by the grace of God, new persons are born every day. After doing the monitoring today, the doc called to say we missed the optimal time for transfer. It's frustrating, but such is life. Monitoring will resume on May … [Read more...] about Embryo Adoption – when timing doesn’t work