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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.

Friday, May 6, 2011

It's Never Easy

I went in for blood work this morning, I waited over an hour for what should have been a two minute appointment, all for the news I/we'd been expecting - negative. It's never easy to hear even when you know it's coming. I feel so awful for my IPs and I worry that this failed attempt might have taken away the confidence surrogacy had given my IM - this was supposed to be their answer. Of course we'd all hoped it would take one try and they'd never have to hear those disappointing results ever again.

Instructions are to stop all meds, I should have a period within the week and then we wait till my next cycle to begin the process all over again - my guess would be moving ahead early to mid June for a July retrieval and transfer. I assured K I'm here and ready for whatever is to come. Thank you all for your encouragement and concern.

Since it may be awhile before there is another update I'll leave you with this surrogacy playlist I put together and shared with IM earlier this year. At first I was going to post just a song - but really all of them are fitting for this point in the journey. Much love to my IPs.

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Surrogate, Single Parent and Dating... said...

So very sorry to hear this news!!! I pray that the next time will work out and pray for peace for your IPs. I can't imagine. Hang in there girl - you are an amazing person!

Lisa said...

I'm so sorry. Hugs to you and your IPs.

Jesse said...

Sorry! :( That news is never fun--hang in there! *HUGS*

tasha said...

I'm sorry, Tiffany. Hugs to you and your IPs.

Anonymous said...

Thinking of you all - A