Mar 5 2011

The Beginning

1 year ago today was the beginning of long road to where we are to today. A small part of myself met up with a small part of Jess in Somerset, NJ (Which by the way took some pretty slick coordinating by the medical professionals 😉 ). The result was nothing short of a miracle!  Every appointment, shot, surgery, and heartache, was well worth it.  For all who have been through the journey, or are just starting, don’t ever give up!!  I would not be the person I am today if I had.  This process made me a better man, a better father.  Without this I would never have met the most precious little miracle that fills my life with joy and pride.  My Baby Girl!

My Baby Landyn at 14 weeks 5 days old

 

17 Responses to “The Beginning”

  • Lori Ivey Says:

    Awe, this makes my heart melt to pieces! A miracle she is in deed. Never give up is my motto also! We all have to keep lots of hope and faith in our lives! I am so happy for you both. She is amazing! <3

  • Tracy aka kittygirltx Says:

    LOVE your story. A success story that I have shared many times! xoxo

    Kenny Reply:

    @Tracy aka kittygirltx, I can’t wait for your success story!!

  • Jess Says:

    Congratulations! I hope one day I’ll be there too. It’s so hard to believe it sometimes. I feel like there are those who get lucky on the first try, and the rest of us left in purgatory forever. But I’ll keep going for the hope that this could be my happy ending too.

    Kenny Reply:

    @Jess, We spent about 4 years in purgatory as well. You will get your happy ending, never give up hope!!

  • Rachel Says:

    Oh my! What a beauty!

  • Ordinary Girl Says:

    Your daughter is beautiful!!!! I agree with you completely about the journey of IF. As hard as it was, it completely changed me and I really feel like it made me a better parent. I don’t take one minute with my Bean for granted and I feel like I’ve been given a gift everyday. Enjoy your little girl, the time goes by so quickly!

  • The Disheartened Says:

    I just wanted to let you know that I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Awards. You can pick up your prize badge at my blog; then keep the nomination train rolling by honoring those blogs/bloggers that have inspired you and touched your heart!

  • nana Says:

    Your 1st Birthday party is tomorrow (11/19)….time has gone! so fast and I love you forever –Happy Birthday to our little sweetheart!

  • Anna Says:

    Having read through your blog from 9 weeks onwards which is where I am right now, I have a tear in my eye. I too have started my own story after trying for a long time, getting pregnant and then having to cope with the heartache of a MC. Now being 9 weeks, hoping and praying with every fibre of my being that things will be ok, your story gives me hope and makes me excited for whatever I have in store over the upcoming months. Thank you for sharing your story, and I would like to wish you all lots of future happiness.

  • Non du pere Says:

    Huge congrats. Just read your blog, start to finish. We’re at the start, hope we get to the same end you got to.

  • Lee Says:

    Thank you so much for sharing your story. I am reading it with my husband as we have taken a few days off to recover from his surgical sperm retrieval. It’s so nice to hear a mans perspective and for him to realise he’s not alone going through these challanges. I’m so glad to hear that your outcome was good and that you now have a beautiful daughter. We have six weeks wait to find out if they have managed to get any viable sperm or if it’s the end of the road for us. Thanks again for sharing, I wish you and your family everything you wish for yourselves.

    Kenny Reply:

    Thank you for reading, and I hope all works out for you!!

  • Jan t. Says:

    Thank you for sharing your story. Hubby and I are just starting our journey and your story gives us hope.

  • Mrs. Hopeful Says:

    Thank you so much for sharing your aweful and wonderful times throughout this miracle-making. My husband is in the exact situation you were in at the beginning and I pray that we will be able to create our own child. I am so joyful on your behalf! May your daughter grow into a world of happiness.

  • Rick Says:

    Congratulations, what a great story.
    I went thru my first surgery, but unfortunately it did not succeed.
    Was wondering if you could at all share the name of your doctor (if not publicly then privately)?
    Thanks,
    Rick

  • Kenny Says:

    Thanks for reading, what state are you from? You can email me directly at kenny@infertility-and-me.com

    I’d be happy to help you any way possible!!

    Kenny

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