While we are still in the waiting period…. We have been so blessed by so many things! As we mentioned in our live (if you haven’t seen it… go check it out!)…. We have been through some trials that we never thought we would face- and God has blessed us in ways we couldn’t have… Continue reading waiting… waiting
So we have figured out a couple of things over the past couple of weeks….. #1 adoption is expensive #2 adoption isn’t easy #3 adoption comes with heartbreak #4 adoption comes with extreme excitement #5 adoption is truly God’s plan for us! Starting this process, we thought the home study part would be the hardest…… Continue reading It ain’t easy!
Dealing with infertility really makes you be hesitant on a lot of things. When we found out we were pregnant the first time, we really didn’t have much time to sit on it before we miscarried. But the second time we found out we were expecting, we truly fell in love with our baby before… Continue reading Bracing for Impact
If I was asked to describe the past week in one word…. I don’t think I could. There are SO many words that come to mind…. overwhelming, exciting, nerve racking, anxiety driven, peaceful, happy, gracious,.. the list goes on and on. This past week, we have both been through such a whirlwind, but in such… Continue reading All the feels
Adoption is expensive. Like really expensive. Unfortunately, this reality keeps so many amazing couples from taking the steps to adopt, but we know that God has called us to do this and in that same way know that he will help us with the funds. When we first found out how much our adoption would cost,… Continue reading Bringing all the Pieces Together
We’re having a BABY….. BUT….. there’s just one little kicker…. We don’t know who the father is…… or the mother for that matter! That’s right folks- you read that right….. We are ADOPTING! 2019 is bringing us some AMAZING things, and we are SO ecstatic. The way this all came about is a truly only something God could have done. After our last… Continue reading Were having a BABY… But….
Have you ever gone your whole life thinking things would turn out one specific way.... and then they didn't? Have you ever thought that you had everything figured out... and then realized you didn't? Have you ever thought you were doing exactly what you were supposed to be doing... but then realized that you weren't? … Continue reading Bring it on 2019
So…. It’s been a while…. I bet you thought I forgot that I had promised myself I wouldn’t quit this blog. To be honest…. I have thought about it about a million times, and have just said to myself… “Eh… I’ll do it tomorrow”. Well, tomorrow has come and gone- and no blog was written.… Continue reading Honeymoon…. Separation…. Reconciliation
5 years 10 medicated cycles 150 ovulation tests 50 OB appointments A specialist 3 more medicated cycles 4 IUI’s 1 IVF 1 egg retrieval 11 eggs 8 mature 6 fertilized 2 made to blast and frozen 2 frozen embryo transfers Multiple blood draws More ultrasounds than is comfortable to say More medications than I can… Continue reading And then… God said.. NO?!
Written By: Cody Williams For those reading this who do not know me, I am and United States Army Veteran. Instead of focusing on the specifics of my tour in Iraq, I instead want to talk about the aftermath. So, lets skip ahead 18 months when the tour is over because that’s where it matters. I… Continue reading The aftermath