Sunday, October 30, 2011

Research much..?!

Things remain stable at present and we hope & pray all stays that way for the next while.

Coming up will be Wk27 so we are slowly heading towards a somewhat safer area for the twins, but we dont want any surprises anytime soon.

Our lovely SM is still in the hospital under observation. Although Im sure its terribly boring for her there, we are confident our clinic and doctors have everyones best interests in mind and we are most happy with their decisions regarding the care of our surrogate mother and babies.

Last weekend we had a lovely overnight trip to celebrate our 5 yr wedding anniversary. A nice drive out of town in the new car, a wonderful getaway. Otherwise domestic duties reign. Sorting, rearranging, tidying- the nesting continues!

Ive been enjoying doing a little reading/research (as always!). Although we are still too afraid to begin the nursery, reading about our hopeful future has been good. I realise these books are a guide only, and most parents say you figure it out along the way, but I have found some nifty hints and tips Im sure to use. I cant wait to start rummaging through those storage containers for all the baby goodies Ive slowly been collecting over the last 2 years! Saying that I hope to wait a while longer...

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Always in our hearts...

Today is the anniversary of us losing our precious twins. We think of them often. They changed us forever even though we never got to meet. Since that heartbreak, a little distance has always remained in regard to our surrogacy journey. Knowing such joy can turn to such pain keeps us somewhat controlled in our emotions, thoughts and behaviour. I still havent even told my work collegues yet. It was only for the fact no one there knew, that I could carry on and go back to work at that time. Id love to be more excited and enthusiastic at this stage, but not just yet...

Some news on our latest scan has our surrogate mother in the hospital for observation. She is doing just fine, as are the babies. Thankfully our team are extremely cautious and we hope beyond hope that things remain stable and well and only observation is required. We need to get through six more weeks at the very least, but hopefully more like nine or ten. Wishes and prayers are heading to Delhi as always...

Friday, October 7, 2011

Lets Get Physical!

All is going along well. (Woo Hoo!)

Each weekend we have been concentrating on domestic duties, knowing that (hopefully) there will be no time for such things come January. We have been such busy bees :)

Tomorrow we are picking up our new car, not brand new, but new for us! Its a large Honda sedan which shall cover our needs regarding back seat room for car seats and a huge boot space for a double pram. Its still a little fancy with leather seats and a sunroof, Im not quite ready for a soccer-mum-boring (ie: too practical) car just yet. Maybe for the next time round.

The last few weeks Ive been 'getting physical' (minus the leotards and headbands!) Im going to need some muscles caring for two babies. Its been quite some time since I went to the gym, but the exercise bike and some free weights at home are actually doing something.

This Monday we will be heading into Wk24. Hopefully we will be getting a scan towards the end of next week. We cant wait to see how our little ones are progressing.