May I introduce to you our precious, lovely, beautiful, and sweet daughter, Ada. Surprise!!! Steve and I are parents!! Oh. My. God. We are parents! If you asked me at the end of September if Steve and I would be in the position we're in now, I would probably ignore you. We have been through … Continue reading Surprise!!!
Hello, Readers. It's been six weeks since I last posted. The world has been up and down for Steve and me, but we've made progress. (See old posts: Sudden Changes and We're Matched.) We are ready for whatever the world brings our way. We went through a lot of emotions between September 17th and September … Continue reading Checking In Again
This is a post I never thought I would ever write. On the night of September 24th, the birth mother who chose us to adopt her unborn baby was hit by a car. She and her baby died at the hospital that night. The birth mother's name was Megan. I want her name to be … Continue reading Sudden Changes
This post looks at how we were matched with a birth mother and the possible risks associated with being matched. This doesn't represent all adoption experiences. On Tuesday, September 17th, I was driving home from an educational training. My trip home was about an hour-long, so I had my current audiobook playing. When I drive, … Continue reading We’re Matched!
Below are some thoughts I have on this Mother's Day 2019. Sorry if they seem rambling. ______________________________________________________________________________ It's Mother's Day again. I sent out my annual message and love to my family and friends who are mothers. I mostly stayed off of social media because I knew that I would probably get "emotional" seeing all … Continue reading Thoughts on Mother’s Day
We are just over a week away from 2019, which means changes are coming. I decided to make a change to the blog. Since the focus of my blog has changed, Sarah Drinks All the Water doesn't fit any more. For the new year, I am reflecting that change. After much debate, I have decided … Continue reading New Year New Name