I know this week on my blog is full of birthdays and parties and well, that’s just the way I roll!  Yesterday was MY babies birthday and today it is Shannon’s baby’s birthday.  How awesome is that?

One year ago I delivered Baby J.  It just so happens that his family is in San Diego this week so I get to take a short drive down and spend his first birthday with his beautiful family.  I am so very excited about this!

Today is a little bittersweet for me.  I spent the previous 8 years or so (before this past year) either trying to get pregnant, being pregnant, or recovering from being pregnant (I made SEVEN babies in SIX years!).  This past year has been blissfully non-pregnant.  But now, after a year of not really thinking about it…I wonder.  Should I do another surrogacy?  It is such a wonderful thing and I miss it!  I can now understand how women do surrogacies many many times and I recognize the “surrogacy addiction” in me.

I’m sure Bob will just DIE when he reads this.

I can assure everyone, that while I miss being an active surrogate, I won’t be doing it again.  Instead, I will live vicariously through my friend Kathleen who is just beginning her first surrogacy journey.  I can’t wait to see what smiles she brings to her lovely intended family.  I can’t wait to see how much her life will change.

Happy Birthday Baby J!  I hope you bring many more beautiful smiles to your deserving family.