Category Archives: recouping

… oaks of righteousness

Thomas and I have been going through so much with infertility & adoption for about three years. And, for so long there was such a deep sadness that lived within me. An unexplainable, incredibly painful sadness that just gripped my … Continue reading

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… shining moments

The ultimate regret – behavior outbursts. ……. Or,acting in a way contradictory to your beliefs and having to swallow it when it’s thrown back in your face. You know the times when you speak or act in frustration or even … Continue reading

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… it ain’t pretty sister

There are a couple of things I love about this adoptive life…. A couple things that keep you going and give you hope. Success stories and these amazing mamas. These women are so incredibly supportive and helpful. So willing to … Continue reading

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… please be still

My heart beats fast. Tears well up in my eyes. My imagination runs wild. Plans are spinning, floating, and growing in my mind. And, I cannot help it. In a short matter of literally WEEKS, Thomas and I are slated … Continue reading

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… ups and downs

Ugh…. so this is what you adoptive mama’s were talking about when you referred to the rollercoaster of adoption. Although, we are no newbies to baby disappointments and the “downs” of trying, bad/sad/uncertain news still brings you to your knees … Continue reading

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… guarded, under lock and key

First, this whole infertility whirlwind has done a number on my heart, my soul, my family, and my LIFE. And, God, do I appreciate it. I truly, truly appreciate this two year ride that seems like two seconds in one … Continue reading

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… how he loves us

Over the past couple of years, I’ve done a lot of out-of-the-blue crying and some no-reason-at-all crying but more than that, some did-you-see-that? that kinda crying because our family wasn’t expanding. Because everyone else’s was. Because procedures weren’t working. Because … Continue reading

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