Monday, February 1, 2010

Financing and Family

Well we got approved for a loan for almost all of the IVF costs. We are going to be super tight for a while until I graduate and have a real job, but we are ok with that. At first we were declined by our credit union, but our mortgage company agreed to give us a loan, part of which will be against my car. That has me a little worried, but it was the only way we could get the most money. I also picked up my BCPs and antibiotic, now just waiting for AF to show, which she should next week.

I also got to speak to my Aunt today. I haven't seen her since my wedding. She's only about 15 years older than me. My parent's had a falling-out with my dad's side of the family many years ago, so I lost touch with most of my Great Aunts and Uncles and cousins. But I got to talk to her today and we are going to try and meet up over the summer. Even if I just get to see her and my cousins that would be nice. At this point I don't really care if my parents are involved in it, they are still my family. Basically my parents stopped talking to my dad's family after my uncle got involved in drugs and stole all of my grandmother's money, I mean all of it. There wasn't anything left for her funeral when she passed away. It was a really bad situation, but in the end I know my parents just thought they were protecting me. But now that I'm an adult, I think I have the right to see my dad's family again, especially my Aunt. I haven't seen my Uncle (the one with the drug problem) in almost 10 years, since my grandmother passed away. It's actually something I'm looking forward to. I know he made alot of mistakes, but I don't think that I should still be prevented from seeing him or my other family just because of everything that happened. I was so secluded as a kid, I was an only child and up until 10 years ago, I didn't have any first cousins. It was just me and my parents. Thank God Rob has a big family and I've become a part of it. I guess I'm just at a point I'd like to make amends and see everyone. I think it would be something I would regret if I don't do it now.


  1. Melissa,
    I am glad your financing is now settled. I know that it will be stressful and tight for a while, but I have a feeling it will all be worth it! Does your protocol include baby aspirin?
    I am glad to hear you are going to be meeting up with your Aunt. If it is something you feel you should do, then you should go for it!

  2. Glad to hear you were approved. I'm sure being tight now will be worth it in the end! Congrats.

  3. I'm glad that things are continuing to move in the right direction for you. I am really excited for you and your IVF plans!

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