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Looking Back on 26

Looking Back on 26

Well a few days ago I turned 27. Hard to believe that’s even possible. There are many days I look at my life and think I couldn’t possibly be this old- I have a house, a car, a full time teaching job, and I’m married- wow! But I love my life. When I think about this last year I think about everything that’s changed, how much I’ve grown, and what I’ve learned. Almost two years ago we started our adventure…

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Adventure Update

Adventure Update

Well it’s been a while since we updated so I thought I’d share where we are now. In September we had a consultation with an adoption agency. This agency does domestic infant adoptions in both Kansas and Missouri. We were really happy with the information they shared and feel they may be the right agency for us. Not long after meeting with the adoption agency Josh was offered a new job at an ad agency, VML, as a web developer….

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A Sign

A Sign

Back in March, after our first IUI was cancelled and we were waiting to get to try again, I was doing some shopping and came across this sign. I took a picture of it and sent it to Josh. I really felt like it perfectly described our path toward building our family. We had already been on quite the adventure and no matter how we had a child, through IUI or adoption, it just felt like it fit. Josh agreed…

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The End Is Just The Beginning

The End Is Just The Beginning

This morning we found out that our third IUI was unsuccessful. We appreciate all the thoughts and prayers you’ve all given us during this past cycle, and I think now we need them more than ever before. During the last cycle I asked my nurse practitioner how many IUI’s they typically recommend before moving on. She said after three the chances of future IUIs being successful drops and they recommend moving on to IVF at that point. They will, however,…

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