Friendships Lost & Found

You’ve been friends since kindergarten, but suddenly after you announce your pregnancy, you see and hear less and less of them. I’ve been noticing a lot of changes lately in many of my relationships.  Some have been really positive changes,...

She has your nose!

I really want need this baby to look like me.  I pray every night for blue eyes and strawberry blonde hair. For the sake of this child I also pray that it does not have my complexion. But the eyes,...

Adopted Kid Changes the World

So, obviously we’ve all heard the sad news about Steve Jobs passing.  I’m not going to dwell on his death, because, honestly, I’m a little “tired” of hearing about it myself.  Don’t get me wrong.  The man was an amazing...

Medical History Lesson

“Has anyone in your family had cancer, heart disease or other medical conditions?” It’s a question I dread at every doctors appointment.  The Family History question. My Biological mother was not so forthcoming with that information when she put me...

Where is the glow?

Its a few days past week 14 and I’m still waiting for that “Pregnancy Glow” to kick in.  So far the only glow I have comes from oily skin. Why was I blessed with an “Ugly” pregnancy? My skin has...

Really Adopted. Really.

I was about 6 weeks old when I was adopted.  When people would ask me about it I’d say “Just like puppy, I was weaned and ready to go home with my new owners”  My parents never hid the fact...