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W is for Wish…

I hope the days come easy and the moments pass slow, And each road leads you where you wanna go, And if you're faced with a choice, and you have to choose, I hope you choose the one that means the most to you. And if one door opens to another door closed,I hope you… Continue reading W is for Wish…

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V is for Victim….

I always thought I was a victim of Bryan, but once I soul searched, I was not the victim because it takes two to tango. However, I wasn't the blame for everything and I took ownership in actions that I was to blame for. All I wanted was for Bryan to be sober and clean; not drunk and… Continue reading V is for Victim….

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U is for Unity….

The greatest gift about open adoption is that two family become united and have unity of one little child to become one. I have the most amazing adoptive parents for B and I am grateful every day to have them in my life.  I seriously couldn't picture my life without them and never want to know what… Continue reading U is for Unity….

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T is for Tattoo…

On my 36th birthday, I went and got the tattoo that meant so much to me during my adoption process and postplacement. Everyone would always ask my most hated question "How are you?" AndI would respond "I'm FINE" when honestly I was not fine one bit. I wanted to scream SAVE ME! I mean how… Continue reading T is for Tattoo…

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R is for Respect…..

Respect - Noun - "A feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements" or Verb - "Admire (someone or something) deeply, as a result of their abilities, qualities, or achievements." DON'T BE LIKE ME, when I was uneducated and naive.  I thought adoption was for people who simply didn't… Continue reading R is for Respect…..

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Q is for Quick…..

     Adoption is not a QUICK process or at least mine was not QUICK.  My timeline is as followed: Finding a family (2/26/14 to 4/8/14) Officially matched (5/14) Met my adoptive parents in person (7/14) Open adoption plan (end of 7/14) Our hospital plan (8/14) Birth (8/14) 24 hours in the hospital (8/14) Voluntary… Continue reading Q is for Quick…..