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Caledonia, Northern Illinois, United States
I am a Thirty-Something mother of four beautiful girls. My love for them, and the joy I've experienced during this crazy ride called motherhood, has inspired me to help make the dream of a family become a reality for couples through gestational surrogacy. I've proudly helped A&T, as their lives were forever changed when they welcomed a son in April 2010 and K&S were blessed as parents in Sept 2012 when we welcomed their twin boys. I completed my final surrogacy journey Nov 2015 when I helped a wonderful local couple J&W and Big Brother add their family with the birth of twin boys. I am so very fortunate to have wonderful relationships with each one of my surro-families and continue to share in their lives.

Thursday, March 13, 2008

This part is a little nerve wracking

We are doing contracts right now and it is a nerve wracking process. The lawyer sent me a copy of the revised contract and I approved it to be passed on to A&T for their review and hopefully their approval.

This part is a bit stressful partially because of all the "what ifs" that are brought up; the possibility of failure, the medical risks, the financial arrangements, etc but to me it all seems so impersonal too. IM and I haven't been exchanging emails much recently, I know I personally feel a bit "in limbo" until we sign on the dotted line...wonder if she has that same felling? I've been so psyched about my journey from the emotional aspect and contracts seem to temporarily drain some of that excitement because everything is so serious.

I can't wait to be done with this phase and on to the "fun stuff".

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Contracts Finally

Feels so good to be moving along again. Jason and I met with our lawyer today to discuss the agreement and all went well. There were some revisions to present to intended parents but all and all most everything looked really good.

My lawyer is hoping to have a draft finished come the end of next week to forward on to A&T for their review so it may be weeks yet before anything is final but still feels good to be doing something again.