Waiting on Lucy Pearl…

It is with great excitement that I announce we are now matched with a wonderful birth mother and expecting a precious baby girl in the coming months! The girl we have prayed for, longed for and desired for so long, our Lucy Pearl, is finally becoming a reality. As you can imagine, our hearts are…

Picking up the Pieces.

Failed adoptions happen to other people, not us, right? Wrong. Since my last post, Andrew and I jumped headfirst into our adoption journey and quickly pursued a situation that literally fell into our lap. On a Tuesday we hopped on the adoption train and that Friday, we received a phone call about the unique adoption…

Our greatest adventure ever…We’re Adopting!

For those of you who regularly follow this blog and have kept up with our desire for a family, you already know the pain and heartache of our 4 year battle with infertility. Last year, we came face to face with our reality when we were given the official diagnosis of male factor infertility. Our…

Dear Lucy.

As most of you know, we have elected not to pursue IVF and continue to pray for our little miracle. Although we remain faithful, the waiting is difficult at times. More and more I have found myself talking to our future baby, the baby girl I hope and pray for every day. Instead of holding on to my thoughts…

In the Waiting.

When you are part of an infertility support group, it is only natural the women around you progress in their fertility journey, whether commencing fertility treatments, adopting a sweet little one or the ultimate gift of a pregnancy. Each success story gives me so much hope that one day it will be me. While I…

Baby Steps 2016

This past weekend our Team Bayou Baby participated in the Baby Steps 2016 Infertility Awareness Fun Run at Lamar Dixon in Gonzales, LA. This year we finally came out of the infertility closet and have shared with the world our struggles in expanding our family. We have received an incredible amount of love and support from…

Decisions, Decisions…

Since I've decided to share our infertility journey with the world, it is time for another update on what's happening in our quest for a family. It's about to get real, y'all. Hope you are ready for some up close and personal sharing. During our first consult with Dr. Dunaway, we learned about sperm antibodies…