is the one I have. I had no idea I would go through such a rigorous process to become a mom; but I am so grateful I made it.
I no longer work outside the home, and it is so wonderful to be at home full time to care for my little one.
I remember the day I found out we had been matched for our adoption I was talking with a friend who had come by my hospital that day. As I was walking her and one of her kids out to the car we were chatting and she told me that I had her "dream job". I replied, "And you have mine. Wanna switch?" She is a sweet friend and knew of my infertility issues, so we always talked freely about everything. The funny thing about this conversation was that I hadn't told her yet of our hopes to adopt. And I didn't receive the call from our agency until later that afternoon. So it was fun to call her back and tell her that soon I would be getting my dream job.
I love being a mom. Last night my husband and I were sitting on the couch making faces and sounds with our baby. And he would laugh and coo and it was so fun. This was what I had been waiting for all this time. He has brought so much happiness and joy into my home. I can't imagine life without him. It makes me look back and be even more at peace with all the negative infertility treatments, because if they hadn't failed, I don't know that we would have pursued adoption, or if we had it would've been much later and we wouldn't have our little guy with us as part of our family.