FINALLY I can start planning and getting excited. I have saved a significant amount of money, which I believe should be sufficient for all my needs here, but am admittedly nervous that it may not work out for long enough that I run out of money, and then have to find other solutions. STILL, it… Continue reading Beginning the Process!
Once I joined the waiting list in May 2014, all I had to do for a very long time was save money, try to maintain a healthy weight (the goal was a BMI of about 22), cut back on and then quit alcohol, and cut back caffeine consumption (luckily I don’t drink coffee, so it… Continue reading Background 2: The Waiting List Years
This is a record of my experiences of (hopefully) conceiving, carrying, birthing and raising a child as a single mother, using donor sperm in New Zealand. This is a difficult and expensive journey, and I have found that there are few (if any) personal stories out there about the highs and lows of going through… Continue reading Background 1: Pre-Waiting List