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2 Weeks until halfway...

The time is passing quickly.  The end of June is almost here and that also means the approach of the halfway mark in our surrogacy journey.

Our surrogate is incredibly sweet. She sent me a Penn State onesie for the baby and a book from Jimmy Fallon, Your baby's first word will be Dada. Adorable book. And the onesie really made me much joy.

I have to say that occasionally it feels really real to me and other times I even forget that our baby is actually a physical thing. (I mean I know its coming...I know that for sure with every project that I do but sometimes it feels just like a really great idea)

But those days when I'm not even aware what's going on, our surrogate will send us a little message in a group text. 

Its always wonderful to hear the reality of the fetal heartbeat. Its amazing. I honestly can't tell you exactly how it feels, but I know that my own heart rate slows and my blood pressure goes down.  I try to listen to it as much as I can when I'm stressed which is more and more often...(in my defense there was a lot of crap that's gone down at our house in the last week or so that's driven me nearly insane)

A few of the things...
The video card in my computer kicked the the process of diagnosing what the issue was we wiped everything. But thankfully I keep backups and Not much was lost...

How about that plumbing fiasco while I was trying to install our new garage door opener? The water wasn't even running that long...only 10-maybe 20 minutes.
And after all of the issues and problems...I got the garage door opener up and functioning.
Now I'm hoping by the end of the week we'll have sheetrock up in our kitchen. And I will feel incredibly better about that. There are still little things that need to happen, but for now...THAT piece will make it all feel almost finished.



  1. This is an incredible journey. You two are soundly entering the parent world! You already juggle work, home improvements, recreation baby things & time for self very well. Parenting will be a joy!

  2. Add comma, between recreation & baby... :)


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