Right Now, We Are:
ACTIVE! We are presenting our profile book to potential birthmoms and waiting for them to choose us as adoptive parents!
Fundraising! Find out more about that here.
Before That, We:
Aug. 5, 2017 - Received our ACTIVE email!
July 17, 2017 - Mailed all our docs and profile books to FAC.
July 10, 2017 - Had fingerprints done at the Sheriff’s Office for a Texas Clearance process.
July 2, 2017 - Launched our envelope fundraiser
June 30, 2017 - Our Home Study is COMPLETE!
June 26 -27, 2017 - Our profile books arrived.
June 15, 2017 - Launched our online fundraiser with YouCaring, a crowdfunding platform.
June 14, 2017 - Ordered our Profile Book!
June 9, 2017 - Final Home Study Appointment
May 11, 2017 - First Home Study Appointment
May 5 and 6, 2017 - First official fundraiser - a two day garage sale of items from our home, plus items donated by six other households of friends and family.
April 26, 2017 - Booked our home study with Holston United Methodist Home for Children.
April 21, 2017 - First phone call with FAC
April 20, 2017 - Welcome packet arrived from FAC
April 17, 2017 - Shipped our contract and payment to FAC
April 7, 2017 - Signed and notarized our FAC contract
March 30, 2017 - Accepted by FAC
February 7, 2017 - Announced we are adopting!
January 2017 - Spent lots of time calling & interviewing agencies, researching, learning, and educating our families. Decided on who we felt called to work with.
December 25, 2016 - Surprised our families with news we wanted to adopt!
December 2016 - Began to research adoption and talk with friends who have adopted.
November 2016 - Feeling overwhelmed with fertility medications and frustrated. Talked about IUI and IVF options. God began impressing adoption on our hearts more and more.
October 2016 - Called for next Clomid dosage and Dr. was on vacation. Missed time frame to take meds.
September 2016 - Third Clomid cycle fails.
June 29, 2016 - Dr. Appointment, discussed low progesterone being possible factor of miscarriage and any future pregnancies. Clomid prescribed again.
May 6, 2016 - Dr. confirms miscarriage
April 30, 2016 - Bought baby’s first gift. More bloodwork. Lost our baby that night at six weeks along.
April 28, 2016 - THREE Confirmed home pregnancy tests!
April 2016 - Clomid fails, began second cycle.
March 2016 - Fourth dr. appointment. Began taking Clomid.
November 18, 2015 - Third dr. appointment. Began Metformin
October 27, 2015 - Pregnancy test shows positive! Several tests next day show negative.
August 26, 2015 - Second dr. visit, second ultrasound after irregular cycles. Received a PCOS official diagnosis and discussed medicinal options of Metformin and Clomid.
May 13th, 2015 - Annual wellness exam. NP discussed PCOS and sent me for bloodwork, scheduled ultrasound. Notified I had ovarian cysts.
December 2014 - Began trying for a baby!
May 21, 2011 - Our journey as husband and wife began.