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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

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The big impact

Who is impacted by adoption? This is my story, my point of view. I can't speak for anyone other than myself. But it's not all about me ... I have a family, my husband and children are effected by all of this. The unknown, the insecurities , the loss, the excitement and the overwhelming emotions… Continue reading The big impact

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Rainbows, Kittens and Unicorn Farts 

Life is what you make of it. It's not always going to be good and the bad doesn't have to be detrimental.  It's all in the way you handle it.  Through out our lifetime we make choices. Some of them are right on point and exactly what we should be doing ... others, not so… Continue reading Rainbows, Kittens and Unicorn Farts 

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My Beginning … 

It’s been awhile since I’ve written anything, and I’ve tried to figure out why.  I've started and stopped over and over again, but it just seems jumbled and random, and just never made sense. So today I am going to sit and just write. I think one of my biggest hang ups has been trying… Continue reading My Beginning … 

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Expect The Unexpected

Two days ago I was driving home, alone with my thoughts and realized it's been one month since I got my DNA results and had a match with BFM.  I started to mentally re-prepare myself for the possibility that I may never have my answers I so longed to know. I could see that BFM… Continue reading Expect The Unexpected

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A day for the Dads!

I want to take a moment and recognize the fathers today!  When t comes to adoption it seems like we always focus so much on the biological mother and not the father.  DADS matter too! I know this because I have two incredible dads in my life my Hubster and my dad.  Today we spend… Continue reading A day for the Dads!

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The Giving Tree 

I am having so much fun with this family tree thing!  I've discovered I am able to create TWO trees!   Eeekk!! How amazing is that?   I have my Biological tree which consisted of Hubster and I with the BrothersDunne and Hubster's immediate family, for now.  I haven't plugged in any of the family… Continue reading The Giving Tree 

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I just can’t focus

I can't keep my head straight this past week. I've written several drafts and none seem quite on track.  I have been floating on cloud nine since I received my DNA matches.  I really didn't get a whole lot of information. I don't have a name or a location, but I have a picture. I… Continue reading I just can’t focus

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Where do I come from?

How do I start this? I guess the easiest way is, I was adopted at 6 days old 33.5 years ago. I have the best family in the world my parents are amazing I have an older brother, aunts, uncles and more cousins then I can name. My husband and I just celebrated our 5th… Continue reading Where do I come from?