Screening, check!


Last week we finally made our way up to San Francisco for our medical and psychological screenings. The morning started bright and early. Well, I suppose it was dark and early, but you get the idea. I had only slept for about 3 hours the night before, partly due to all of the anticipation, and […]

Contracts are done!


After three weeks of negotiations… (which was more like a day of negotiations and a lot of time spent waiting for attorneys), we have finally completed our contracts! What started out as a 26 page document quickly became 30. This Agreement between the four of us covers anything and everything that could possibly come up […]

Best. Day. Ever.


We have had a lot of progress and excitement happening over the past two weeks, and I’m finally finding the time to sit down and tell you all about it! First, I started communicating with Amy, a surrogate coordinator for Northwest Surrogacy Center. She processed a background check on Josh and me, and reviewed my […]

Journey #2


Did the title alone excite you? I certainly hope so, because just typing it out has me feeling giddy! In case it wasn’t self explanatory, I am so excited to announce that I am embarking on a second surrogacy journey! To recap from previous posts- Many individuals had asked if I would be open to […]

Two Years Later


Two years?! How can that be? Time flies when you’re having fun! I’m sure I have lost most of my followers by now, but I am hoping there are a few of you still out there. I know, I know, it has been wayyyyy too long since I have shared anything! Where to start?! Baby […]

Life After Surrogacy


Is anyone out there still reading? I wouldn’t blame you in the least if you weren’t. After all, it has been almost three months since my last blog post. I don’t know how I let that happen. I figured that I am long overdue for an update. So, let me tell you about life after […]

Part 3…


Where was I? Ah yes, the very deep sleep! I suppose I forgot to mention that the very pleasant nurse upstairs wasn’t too happy with how much I was still bleeding, so before I drifted off to sleep she gave me another dose of methergine. At least this one was in pill form and didn’t […]

Immediately Following the Birth

I can’t believe it has taken me so long to sit down and finally write this, but life has been all sorts of crazy lately! I apologize to those of you who have been repeatedly checking back in hopes of finding this post. Without further ado, here it is! Back to my full heart… my […]

Happy Birthday, Sweet Surro Babies!!


In case you hadn’t already guessed by my lack of update on Sunday, the babies have arrived!! Both of them are absolutely adorable, J&C are in love, and we are all three healthy and doing well. In short, we had our appointment on Sunday morning with the fabulous Dr. Capetanakis (who came and opened his […]