Category Archives: Donor Egg Process

You Came Out of My Vagina

You came out of my vagina, but that’s not when our story began. Seven months before you came out of my vagina, I got a positive pregnancy test on the day my grandmother died, and I hoped this time I was … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Three

SNG was born on Saturday, November 23rd, clocking in at 5 lbs 1 oz, 17.5 inches, and off-the-charts cuteness. Labor was quick (not counting the weeks of hospital-bound preterm labor in September and October). I woke up with contractions at 3am, we … Continue reading

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Stunted

This blog isn’t developing the way I thought it would. Over the past 2 months, I’ve started two posts that have yet to be completed: one about the effects of this pregnancy on my sex life (short answer: not good), … Continue reading

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Battle of Wills

Here’s a light-hearted query: who raises the kid if we both die? Well, if we can hold off for a dozen or so years, then our friend JB would be perfect. I trust his values, his parenting skills, and his … Continue reading

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Tiers of Joy

Admitting that I don’t know what to write isn’t the best way to up my readership, but what can I tell you? I have no fucking clue what to say. No, I still don’t trust that this is happening. No, … Continue reading

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Therapy is Stupid

It’s been months, and I still can’t say it. I can say, “I’m,” and I can say, “pregnant,” but so far I haven’t managed to say them in sequence. Instead I default to, “I’m 14 weeks.” Or to close friends I … Continue reading

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