January 4, 2010

Coming out....

Not in that way... geez get your mind out of the gutter!!! Not that there is anything wrong with being gay!! :o)

For a long time I have considered where to take this blog, and I mulled many different possibilities. I finally decided that I am just going to be me, who I am, and let you all know who that is... meaning in pictures. I don't keep much secret here except for names,my face and the faces of my family. I don't see that as an issue anymore. Mostly my need to keep the blog the way it was, was due to what I thought family would think about the things that I had to say here, but at this point to be honest with you, if they find it, and cannot accept it then that is on them. This blog is me, all me, and I refuse to hide who I am anymore just because someone may not agree with something I have to say.




So without further adieu:


This is me, Erica (Rebel) with Lauryn (Turtle) on Halloween of this past year.




This is Lauryn (Turtle) with her daddy Keith (Clark) riding the tractor when the weather was still nice.


I will not be posting any photos of Kent and his name here will remain the same, for obvious reasons.

I guess I just felt the need to finally put myself out there, for good or bad. I kinda got tired of hiding so to speak, and it made me a little sad that I couldn't share all the pics we take with my followers, so here you have it, the Infertiles in all of our glory!!! I hope that this will help a lot of you put a name to the face and comments!!

This last photo is the tattoo that I got in October to commemorate my girl, us, and the 12 hearts above the halo are the embies that we transferred who didn't make it.



Hugs to all of you!!!!

21 comments:

Dr. Rona Michelson said...

Lauryn is beautiful! I'm all for disclosure. I choose to be paranoid in a variety of other ways. :-)

momofonefornow said...

You go girl!!! Sorry I have been of the map for awhile. I love the tat and of course that cutie patootie daughter of yours!!!!!

Paige said...

NIce to meet you Erica! I've recently decided to come out too. It was too time consuming to think about hiding who I was and I couldn't remember why I cared! Your daughter is beautiful!

Anonymous said...

I am glad you came out of the closet! LOL I still love ya!
Debbi

Tutu said...

Good for you! Lauryn is so cute. I can't believe how big our babies are!!

~Susan

Tracey said...

SHE IS SO SO ADORABLE!!

girlranting said...

Your daughter is too cute!
And may I say you wrote a thought-provoking post which caused me to create one on my own blog... In case you were wondering ;)

Kahla said...

She is adorable! I've never hid anything, I just put it all out there... is that good or bad? So glad to put a face with a name. :o)

My Reality said...

You are both beautiful.

Love ya tons!

Stacie said...
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Stacie said...

Nice to meet you, Erica. I am another one who tells it all. It made me feel like my thoughts were "wrong" or something to be ashamed of when I tried to do the pseudonym thing, so I didn't do it for long. :-)

P.S. The comment delete above was me--bad grammar!

Carrie said...

Yea!!! I'm so proud of you!!! I just got a gift certificate to get a tattoo!! I'm going to get something to signify all that we have been through, and my undying faith and hope for our future. I'm proud of all that I have survived...just as you are!!!

Photogrl said...

It's SO nice to see you and your family!

Turtle is just DARLING!

I love the tatoo, too.

Kristin said...

I am so glad you decided to come out Erica! Great pics of a lovely family!

Lost in Space said...

Good for you, Erica! So happy to see you both.

libby @ ninesandquines said...

aw! lauryn is adorable and so are you and keith! congrats on your coming out :-)

Hopeful Mother said...

Nice to "meet" you. You and your family are beautiful!!

Kimbosue said...

Nice tat! And thank you so much for the Christmas card. I suck and didn't send any to BB'ers. 2010 I will!
Turtle AKA Lauryn is precious!

Laura said...

Lauryn in beautiful!

Lollipop Goldstein said...

It is so good to finally put a face to the name! I think it would be so funny for all of us to tell you how we pictured you in our heads. You were always brown hair and wearing a ski hat in my head when I read your blog. But you're blond!

JJ said...

Love the pictures!
Happy New Year, my friend!