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Come What May

"I can't even with you."

That's what Dustin said to me as I handed him back his phone after reading the messages that our surrogate sent him saying she would like to officially "match," with us...cause I did it like Nicole Kidman in Moulin Rouge in the Indian song towards the end of the movie, I walked out like... you know what, like this.




Matching: The term used when a surrogate and intended parents agree to move forward with each other into the wild and crazy world of pregnancy.

So we're moving forward with her.  We're excited. Though I'm really trying to keep our feet on the ground.   I'm excited but just trying to keep my expectations low for now.  I hear a lot of stories on how the process goes for people, so I don't want to get ahead of myself.

On top of all this...I'm starting a work schedule to provide 24 hour coverage for The Weather Channel's programming of Hurricane Matthew.  Its going to be a long week/weekend.  Looks like the forecast has been updated and now parts of South Florida are under Hurricane and Tropical Storm Warnings.  Ugh. I hope people are prepared.

Time for bed.
11pm advisory information from the National Hurricane Center on Tuesday October 4th, 2016

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