Monthly Archives: August 2011

Lost Treasure I

As I mentioned last time, I have never written about Joshua, the beautiful little boy who we thought was ours, but sadly lost. Legally he was not ours, as you will see, but emotionally we were all in.  Now that … Continue reading

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Did E’er Such Love and Sorrow Meet?

Ok… let’s adopt. Those three simple words contain a revolution of emotion, a virtual tsunami of feelings from every single participant. Adoption is an enormous, profound, and life changing decision. It is both risk and safety, relief and concern, fulfillment … Continue reading

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Recovery, Discovery, and a Beautiful Gift

Some of my readers have asked me not to keep them in suspense for too terribly long. I will try to roll the whole story out, perhaps not efficiently (my usual way of working), but rather in a narrative that … Continue reading

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Pity the Fool Who Enjoys Pity

The Difficult Road Back to Normal I ended my last post with a recovery from two very serious illnesses, and a future infertility problem that I was unaware of at the time. I thought I was eager to join the … Continue reading

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How Does It Feel?

As promised, rather than share more events, this post is dedicated to sharing the inner thoughts of a lifetime member of the Infertility Club. When I joined, there was no Internet, we could not google things, and there were no … Continue reading

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Think Zebras, Not Horses: Saved by a Novice

Hello dear readers. Forgive my lapse into taking care of the mundane items that demand attention and neglecting to finish at least this part of my painful journey. So I am relaxing (if you could call it that) in my … Continue reading

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Bad Hair Day & Sunday Rescue

So I left my dear readers in suspense last time, but not for long.  My story picks up with a Monday morning scene that was part of our mom’s standard operating procedure, handed down from her mom, who had raised … Continue reading

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