Friday, January 21, 2011


Welcome ICLWers! I haven't done ICLW in a while, but it will be great to meet a bunch of new bloggers. Here's my story:

My husband and I have been TTC for 2.5 years. I call 2010 the "Year of the IUI" because after spending some time going WTF and then various tests, we had a total of 5 IUIs last year, 3 with injectibles. All BFN. We have both male and female factor infertility and also tried some natural treatments like acupuncture.

After some long talks, we decided to put the treatment road behind us and are now starting the adoption process. This decision was partly due to our concerns about more using more aggressive treatments and also that "being parents" is more important to us than "being pregnant".

So here we are. We are still in the very early stages of figuring out whether we want to use an agency or the independent route and saving up money. I've been spending almost all my free time in the past few weeks doing internet research, reading books, and asking questions to local agencies and lawyers.

I look forward to reading your story.


  1. Thank you for the suggestion! I appreciate it! :-)

    Also, I'm your newest follower. I am in the early stages of TTC (9 months in), so I'm always interested in hearing about the exploration of adoption. I'm glad ICLW brought us together! ;-)

  2. Happy ICLW...

    Sending many prayers and good thoughts for your journey down the adoption road. Hope and pray that it's a short journey!

  3. Happy ICLW!
    Good luck with adoption, whatever route you choose. X

  4. Happy ICLW! Good luck with adoption!

  5. I am here from ICLW. I look forward to following your journey and wish you the best of luck with the adoption process!

  6. How exciting that you are getting ready to adopt a child. I am sure that all the new information can be overwhelming. I look forward to following your story!


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