Behind the Curtain

So many people have commented that our surrogacy experience–and victory–sounds like the plot of a movie. I agree. Recently, our movie falls into a totally different category than “feel-good.” A letter addressed to me showed up a few weeks back. I am still figuring out how I feel about the news it carried. Writing helps…

Rest Well, Ava Bear

I have finally scraped myself together well enough to write this piece. As someone who has always put my thoughts into words to help me process experiences, especially the tough ones, writing about the loss of an utterly fantastic dog is both wrenching and healing. We made the decision to humanely euthanize Ava on October…