Category Archives: Personal

They say that life goes by faster the older you get. I remember when I was still in school, the year would draaaggg on for me while my mom would talk about how fast it all went. I never quite got it. Now, here I am, a mom of two, wondering how the heck time […]

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It seems like just yesterday we were moving into our “dream home”. You know the story; the moment I stepped in the backyard and saw the olive tree, I knew it was meant for us. That was almost two years ago. In that time, this home has blessed us in countless ways. It was here […]

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40 is the number that seems to be surrounding me a lot lately. I am looking forward to my 40th week of pregnancy knowing that Clover will be arriving soon at that point. My official “due date” is March 21st, which happens to be 40 days from today. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday which kicks off […]

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One of the things I have heard countless times from well-meaning people throughout our journey was something along the lines of, “Now that you’ve adopted, I bet you’ll get pregnant.” Or, “I know so many people who have adopted and then they get pregnant.” I know that these words were meant to evoke hope and encouragement […]

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Somewhere along the line, I convinced myself that I no longer wanted to get pregnant. I realize now, that in order to move on with life, I had to. With unexplained infertility, the door is never fully closed. Since the doctors couldn’t find anything officially wrong, there was always the possibility that it “could” happen […]

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