Me as a Gestational Carrier!!

** A moment in my Tummy, forever in my heart**

Thank you for visiting my blog! I'm not the best writer so bare with me as I try to tell about my experience :) I am a mom of 4 ranging from ages 13-3. About 12 years ago I decided that one day I would help a family bring a child into this world. In 2011 I met my first Intended family and delivered a baby boy on Aprils fools Day 2012. I now am matched with my second family and I look forward to what this journey brings to us.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Jinx and Sunday smiles!

I have been having a hard time updating my blog. I have wanted to but I keep felling like if I tell the world its working it will fail. I am sure its stupid but Im nervous. 

We are doing a complete natural cycle with no meds at all. So we needed to wait for me to ovulate. On Friday day 12 of my cycle I went in to get Blood work and Ultrasound.  I really truly was peeing my pants before the doctor came in.  I wanted more than anything to get news that my Uterus was over a 5.   It was a 8.9!! WooHoo!!!  I had a 12mm follicle and it needs to get to about 20mm before ovulation. The Doctor thought I had about 4-5 more days before I would ovulate.  

I went in on Sunday and I had a nurse do my Ultrasound and she got a 10 on my Uterus lining. And my follicle was 17mm. She made my day during my Ultrasound and she asked me " How old are you?" When I told her I was 31 she then replied " Wow your fertile, you have 11 follicles on your right side. A lot of women barely get that after drugs to help stimulate." I knew I was fertile given my past but after a couple of months ago and me being the reason the cycle failed my confidents had drifted away. 

The clinic called later Sun. afternoon and asked me to take the Ovulation test  every time I peed. My LH surge had went up from a 4 on Friday to 13 on Sunday. They thought that maybe I surge on Sunday.  A 15 is surging.  But of course to drive me crazy and 4 test later all I got was a big fat negative.  I thought for sure monday (yesterday) morning it would have a pretty smile on the test... NOPE another dang negative. I had my Ultrasound at 8:30am and I took my test at 6:30am and my Ultrasound said my follicle was 18.9 and my lining was 8.??. Later yesterday I called curious what my LH levels were at. The nurse told they were 22.. WHAT??? 15 is a LH surge and I got a negative 2 hours earlier.  I came home and peed my heart out and I  got this pretty little smile...


When you finally get a smiley face you should hopefully ovulate 24-36 hours.  I must have surged within the 2 hours. Crazy!! 
Today I went in again and my lining was still in the 8's. Im thinking the 10 was a miss read. My follicle was still there and it was 21.3mm now. So if my follicle is no longer showing on Ultrasound tomorrow they will know I have ovulated. And if so Transfer is Sunday.... HOPEFULLY!!!!  


  1. Yay!! Good luck!! Keep us informed! :)

  2. Good luck! I know this time will be the go around! Thanks for explaining all that in your blog and for including that it was natural..NOW I am getting it, lol.

  3. I don't understand what all those numbers and stuff mean, but you sound excited! Hope things continue to look good for you. I am game for lunch anytime!

  4. how exciting, good luck!!!!!