We’ve chosen a new donor, and she’s so great. I love her.
Yes, it’s probably early to use the L word, but she’s my future children’s genetic parent, so I can’t help myself.
She’s from Las Vegas and has Mexican heritage with strong features that give her a sort of Middle Eastern look similar to mine. She’s worked her way through junior college, is bright, and is very driven in her career.
Most importantly, she’s available and interested in being an open donor. She’s even asked to see a photo of us, which was deeply validating to me. I feel like we’re on the same page with what we’re looking for and that she’s as into this as we are.
In terms of her personality, I have to admit, I’m not 100% confident that she’ll make the absolute best role model for my kids. She has a massive boob job and dresses a little like a stripper, but you don’t inherit silicone or spandex, and her genes look good to me. Plus my kids will probably only meet her once in their lives, so I’m not worried.
I’m trying hard not to bond to her too much, because I know these things have a tendency to fall through at any step of the process, but I’m still excited for my Vegas baby!