Every Adventure Requires a First Step

Krystal and I have spent a lot of time soul searching on what the best pathway was for us when creating our family. For awhile we choose IUI, mostly for financial reasons. After many conversations, tears, and budget spreadsheets we have decided to begin the process of Reciprocal IVF. (If you need a reminder of…

“united by love and some very expensive semen”

Quite a catchy title huh? I read that in “Confessions of the Other Mother” a book I recommended¬†a couple of posts back. Although it is humorous it also rings really true. Unfortunately for us, all the love in the world isn’t going to create a child. Science has not gotten that far. So we need…

ICI, IUI, IVF: What does it all mean?

I can’t tell you how many people have asked, “So you’re just going to use a turkey baster right?” If only it was that simple! There are a few options that are available to us and all vary in price and medical impact. I hope to give a brief (and not too detailed) overview of…

Beginning Our Journey to a Family

We are officially settled in Corpus Christi, both loving our jobs and being so close to the majority of Krystal’s family. Our lives finally seem to be out of this holding pattern of long distance, discontent in jobs, planning for a wedding, and the general chaos life brings your way. We finally feel some stability;…