Friday, May 27, 2011


Change of plans! We were going to wait until June 4th for our final yardsale, but the weather looks okay tomorrow so we are going to do it. The address is 2989 W. Bernina Drive in Taylorsville (5820 S.) 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. See you there!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Chosen! (not.)

We tried hard not to get our hopes up, but when a birthmom shows interest, how can you do anything but hope? The birthmom who contacted us last week chose another family to place her baby with. We are disappointed, but life goes on. With all we've been through, we probably figure "this has GOT to be it!" But it's not. So as we grieve a little for this chance that could have been our baby, we are trying to remember a few things. First, we still have each other. No one can take that away from us, not even death. We have each other and that alone is a great gift to be so happy about. The other thing we are trying to remember is to not give up. We could give up, and just dedicate our lives to other things, but that's not what we came here to do. We came here to be parents, and although it's beyond our control, that's a goal we are holding on to. I can't tell you how many dozens of people have told us about someone they know, who adopted a baby and then got pregnant. I know they mean to give us hope, but trust me when I say that will not be happening to us.

While I'm rambling, I'd like to give a little shout out to all the wonderful people who made last Saturday's yard sale such a success. First of all, I want to thank my sister for giving us the opportunity, and for being behind us 100% of the way. She teaches me all the time about what service really means, and what love can really do. I love you sissie! And thank you to all our friends and family who advertised, spent hours hauling furniture, donated stuff, purchased stuff, prayed for us, and made us feel so loved. I can't tell you what a comfort it is to Tyson and I to have such a huge cheering section. I want to make you all proud. When this baby gets here there are several people we need to name him/her after! I wonder how many middle names will fit on the birth certificate. :)

Well, this has turned into quite the monologue, but I just want you all to know, that I believe in miracles. We won't give up.

Friday, May 13, 2011

One more week till the yardsale!

We are overwhelmed by your generosity! Thanks to all of you who have donated things to sell at the yard sale on the 21st! The next donation drop off times will be tomorrow, Saturday May 14th:

In Murray
9:00-10:00 a.m.
1180 E. 6600 S.
East parking lot of Stoneybrook condominiums

In Taylorsville
10:30-11:30 a.m.
2989 W. Bernina Drive (5820 S.)

Tuesday, May 3, 2011


If anyone is interested in volunteering at the yard sale, please let me know. We have plenty of jobs to choose from. Thanks to all you sweet people who are spreading the word. We love you!