My husband and I have been trying to conceive for almost 6 years. I have had 4 IUI's and I am currently on my 4th IVF cycle. Last year, my husband and I became pregnant with twins from a frozen embryo transfer, but lost the pregnancy at 6 weeks. I am 43 years old, and I have known health problems. Having a surrogate is the safest and smartest choice for us
I have been happily married to my best friend for 5.5 years. I love my job as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist-specializing in community mental health. I am smart, a hard worker, a great friend, sister and daughter. I have also learned through this infertility journey, that I am a strong, courageous, brave and determined woman, and I want nothing more than to become a mom. I love animals (we have a dog, birds, rabbit, and until recently a pot belly pig), travel, spa days, going to sporting events and concerts. I also love entertaining at our home, and having friends over for a great meal and game night.
Dear potential GS, let me start off by thanking you for the incredible gift that you are considering to give to a couple in need. There aren't enough words to describe what it means to women who are in my shoes. Let me also add, that this is not easy for me to write, to be faced with this reality has been tough. That being said, my husband and I have been trying to conceive for almost 6 years. We have done 4 IUI's and I am currently on my 4th IVF cycle. Last year, I did become pregnant with twin girls, but we miscarried at 6 weeks. Losing my twin girls has been the most devestating experience that I have ever had. There is not a day that goes by that I do not think about losing them, and wonder what it would have been like. I am destined to be a mom, I know that. My husband and I have so much love to give. I cannot wait to show my children the world; to nurture them, love them, teach them, encourage them, and introduce them to the beauty that exists. I have been blessed with an incredible family, and I look forward to loving my children just as much as my mom and dad love/d me.