As our blog is starting to see some traction outside our own friends and family, we’ve decided it may be helpful to have a timeline for those not as intimately woven into our lives. These are some of the key moments that are relevant to the stories you’re reading on this blog.
January 20, 2008: Bridgette and her husband, Derek, become “Facebook Official”
January 23, 2011: Ryann and Husband go on their first date
September 1, 2012: Bridgette and Derek get married
July 27, 2013: Ryann and Bridgette meet at a mutual friend’s bachelorette party
December 28, 2013: Ryann and Husband get married, and Ryann officially becomes Z’s stepmom
March 2014: Ryann gets the infertility bomb dropped on her
August 2014: Bridgette finds out she’s pregnant
November 5, 2014: Ryann and Husband publicly announce their plans to adopt
November 10, 2014: Bridgette goes to the ER with complications from hyperemesis gravidarum
November 21, 2014: Bridgette and Derek find out they’re having a girl
January 2015: Bridgette diagnosed with gall stones
March 2015: Ryann gets the email about a potential baby (which turned out to be Vincent)
April 3, 2015: Bridgette goes to the hospital in labor, but not far enough along
April 4, 2015: Keely Kangaroo is born!
April 6, 2015: Bridgette, Derek and the little kangaroo go home
April 8, 2015: Ryann and Husband meet with Vincent’s birth parents for the first time
April 14, 2015: Vincent the Magnificent is born!
April 18, 2015: Ryann and Husband take Vincent home from the hospital
October 26, 2015: Vincent the Magnificent’s adoption is finalized!