June 2008: We meet. I experience love at first sight. Jamie thinks I’m a hard ass that wears pink, which she finds kind of awesome
July 2008: We talk and are both immediately intrigued
August 2008: We share a dance, a kiss and make some beer
October 2008: We decide to quit being silly and only date each other
July 2009: Heidi proposes to Jamie, she says “sure thing toots”
July 2010: We have a ceremony on the beach in California
August 2010: We move to Arkansas and experience the joyous journey of both attending (and amazingly finishing) graduate school at the same time
June 2012: Jamie gets a job in Utah. We move back and live in trailer, saving money to buy a house
November 2012: Heidi finally gets an awesome kick ass job, start planning gayby #1 using a known donor
March 2013: Decide not to use a known donor and postpone baby-making until after Heidi can drink coconuts full of piña colada’s and coco loco’s on the beach in Mexico
July 2013: Paint house, pick bank, pick donor, go to Mexico
August: Start gayby-making!
August: 1st at home ICI insemination, Big fat negative
September: 2nd at home ICI insemination, ovulated a week after insemination, oops! obviously BFN
October: 3rd at home ICI insemination…Big Fat Positive! Estimated due date 7/7/14 (our anniversary is July 8th, how fun!)
December: First ultrasound, measuring right on track at 9w2d with a Heart rate of 173 beats per minute.