Monday, August 27, 2012

What the FET?

We made the decision a few months ago to move forward with a FET (frozen embryo transfer).  It has been quite a journey for us emotionally and physically to get to this point.  We are AMAZINGLY blessed with our sweet miracle, however, we knew that our family is not yet complete.  Hayden has been asking for a baby sister and he just loves tiny ones.  We know he will be an amazing big brother!

We went to the doctor in April and started the process.  I had to have a minor surgery to get my body prepped and to do a mock transfer.  I started the medication (including daily shots) and the doctor appointments every other week to make sure that everything is on track.  My body is responding perfectly to the medication and we did the transfer this past Friday (August 24th).  We had four frozen embryos.  I was expecting that all four would need to be thawed to get two to be transferred.  God provided and the first two that they thawed came out perfectly and were able to be transferred.  This means we have two more frozen embryos left should we decide to grow our family further!  YAY!
I am now in the waiting part... the pregnancy test will be on Sunday (in TX at our doctor's office) with another one to follow on Tuesday (here in OK).  Two weeks after that, we will find out how many babies. 

We are praying and having faith in God's amazing miracles.  Boy or girl, one or two... we are ABUNDANTLY blessed!

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Did You Know..

Did you know that Hayden...

eats the sprinkles first, followed by the icing and then the cake on a Starbucks Birthday Cake Pop?

calls powdered donuts "snow donuts" and powder for his diaper "pee pee snow"?

loves Izzie so much and tries to ride her like a neigh?

loves to chase Addison with his Mater push toy?

cuddles in the morning and says "Momma kiss"?

would eat cheese for every meal if we let him?

calls chocolate milk "choc milk" and guzzles it down?

calls Christmas lights "pretty lights" and asks when the sun will go down so the lights will come on?

loves to play hoop ball... like seriously, the kid is obsessed?

calls statutes and anything else that he can't get out of something "stuck?"

now cries when we have to leave a playground?

knows that a tractor will "push the dirt" and uses his whole body to tell you so?

calls a teepee a little tunnel?

knows a train says "chug, chug, choo choo?"

loves to watch the shows "Mighty Machines" and "The Adventures of Chuck and Friends?"

loves to take a Buzz bubble bath (Buzz is on the bubble bath soap container) and play hoop ball in the tub until all the bubbles are gone and the water is cold?

will only wear his football or Penguin hat?

calls any red veggie or fruit an "apple?"

kisses his friend Harper's picture every day?

All of these things (and more) Hayden has started saying or doing since his surgery. I thank God every single day that I have not had to miss any of these moments. When he's acting like a straight up crazy two year old, I remember how very lucky we are. God granted our wish and gave us our miracle... TWICE! He opened a door for us and we moved a few hours away from our families. He allowed me the opportunity to work from home part time. He's enabled us a better work/life balance as a family. He has blessed me with a man who is my very best friend and balances me and a son who is such a joy (even when he's a mess and throwing a tantrum while I try not to laugh).

So, did you know that I am extremely blessed, extremely thankful and overcome with this amazing life?