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8 Days …

Lately I have been feeling different. Empowered, Stronger, Motivated ... Every few months I have the same conversation with Hubster. "Babe, I need to go back to school. I need to just bang it out and finish my degree and do what I love" and the conversation always ends with now is not the right… Continue reading 8 Days …

Adoption · Family

It happened …

Ugh, I am, that mother! Tonight as I was tucking Dunne1 and Dunne2 into their beds the little guy is having a tantrum. He just wants his mommy, or mommy's bed, or some water, or to try out the potty OR anything other then going to sleep. After numerous hugs and kisses and explanations on… Continue reading It happened …

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The Missing Piece

I have no words, I have been trying for the past few days to describe how I've been feeling and I just can't find my words. Full, that's the best way to describe it. I have closed the chapter of the unknown in my life. This past weekend I met my biological mother. It was… Continue reading The Missing Piece

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The Time Has Come, The Walrus Said ….

The time has come for me to close this chapter of my life. The chapter of the unknown. As I mentioned in a recent post Karen will be traveling soon so we can meet in person. I don't know what the future will hold for us but, I am so excited to see what's next… Continue reading The Time Has Come, The Walrus Said ….

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Oh Brother …

In the last few weeks I went from having one older brother to having 4 half brothers!!!! What in the world! I am one girl of 5 boys! The younger boys don't know about me yet. The oldest who I mentioned a few posts back was adopted as well. He is the only one that… Continue reading Oh Brother …

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Dad? Wait; What?

You know my dad? How would you know my dad, and how does he not know?!?! OOOooooo wait, father as in biological father not my dad?!? Okay, really?! Wow! Hmm I always knew the pregnancy was a hidden pregnancy. Being hidden, I just assumed my biological father never knew about me. So although the curiosity… Continue reading Dad? Wait; What?

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I’m Open To You Part 2.

I am open to you ... let that sink in for a minute. See I spent a portion of my life feeling unwanted, I was convinced I was not a wanted child. Looking back on it, that's absurd, but it's how I felt at one point. To get a note saying I am open to… Continue reading I’m Open To You Part 2.

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I am open to you.

My world has been turned upside down and rolled over these last two weeks. It all started with a message on ancestry "I see we are related, how are we related?" Can I put in the big eyed emoji? Does it show through 😳? What??? I never expected the next several days to be what… Continue reading I am open to you.

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Expectations

Why now? Why at 33 years old did I get this whole thing started? Why not 18 when I was a legal adult? Why not 21 when I was a "true" adult? At 25 I discovered my records were destroyed, losing all hope. So why now? What promomted me at 33 years old to order… Continue reading Expectations

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Logic vs. Emotion

* This post was written a couple of weeks ago, in the meantime a whole lot has happened and changed, so this will be written in several posts* I had an interesting day the other day. A couple weeks ago I got hit with a whirl of emotions I thought I've dealt with and moved on from. It… Continue reading Logic vs. Emotion