When we said “yes” to adoption, we originally said “no” to embryo adoption. IVF never felt like it was meant to be a part of our story, and I’ve always felt like embryo adoption was an amazing thing that I would be open to, but Glenn was really unsure about it for a long time. I think it was just too scary and my body is so unpredictable. Let’s be real: adoption is scary. And unpredictable. As we’ve entered into this journey, I’ve learned how important it is for us to be flexible because anything can happen to change our plans at any point.
In our case, our most recent miscarriage led to this change of plans.[Read more…]