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​ K is for Knockdown….

     For three years, I was always knocked down by a man I thought would change, a man who I tried so hard to change, a man the just kept hurting me over and over again.  For three years, I live quietly in an abusive relationship until it came to light on that February… Continue reading ​ K is for Knockdown….

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J is for Jealous…

     I AM FILLED WITH JEALOUSY!       I am jealous of all those Mom's that parent their children, I am jealous of those parents that are just parents and not birth parents.  YES- I am a parent but when you're a parent and then place A child for adoption your world is different. … Continue reading J is for Jealous…

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I is for Isolation….

     Throughout my pregnancy and post-pregnancy, I kept myself in isolation. I went one complete year without saying a word to anyone that was not in my everyday life or within my inner circle.      I was three months along in my pregnancy on Easter of 2014 when I decided to break one… Continue reading I is for Isolation….

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H is for Homophobia……

Why would I have to worry about homophobic people in my journey....Well simply because when I choose a family, I chose a same-sex couple.  Homophobia ~ "Encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT)."  I know I should not let those people's judgement effect me but when comments are made… Continue reading H is for Homophobia……

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G is for Giving…..

I was given a Giving Key by my son's adoptive parents when they came to the hospital and met him for the first time.  Baby B was placed into the arms of one his parents by mom mom and I placed the key around my neck.  I gave them a family but they gave me… Continue reading G is for Giving…..

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B is for Balance….

     BALANCE - “Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.” ~Thomas Merton      Balance equals bullshit because for years I have not been standing upright.  Even though I am goal driven with aspirations of achieving more and hopes of improving my life so that my children… Continue reading B is for Balance….