This will be a short post, but I wanted to do a quick update. Steve and I have been approved to adopt!! We have our copies of the final home study report and have scheduled meetings with an adoption lawyer and a group that may be helpful in connecting with a child and birth parents … Continue reading Entering the next phase
Hi, everyone! It's been very busy with work and life here at home. That has made me fall behind with posting on the blog. I'm going to rectify it this week. Keep an eye out!
We're at the end of the home study. The previous meeting in August went great. This was our interview portion, and Steve and I are pretty much approved pending the last parts of the home study. Our last major piece, the home visit, is scheduled for September 25th. As of this post, we have two … Continue reading Cleaning Time
Hi! Sorry for the lack of posting. Life has been nuts! There should be a new post this weekend. Stay tuned!
The home study is underway! Oh my, we're in the thick of it. We had our first face to face meeting on August 2nd and are now trying to gather the rest of the paperwork before our 2nd face to face on August 22nd. It's a lot of work and frustration, but it's worth it. … Continue reading Home Studying You
Steve and I are neck deep in paperwork for our home study. They need multiple background checks, letters, physicals, TB tests, drug screens, identification certificates, our marriage certificate, my divorce decree, our insurance, finances, pet vaccinations, a questionnaire/ self study, etc. I've been plowing through all of it because I want to process to be … Continue reading Paperwork is My Life
Steve and I have decided to start the adoption process. (It's early, but this blog is about honesty.) This is an exciting and scary step in our journey to become parents, but it feels that this is our right path. One of the things Steve and I always discussed is how our children do not … Continue reading Love Over Fear
Today is my birthday, and I thought I would do a small update post. I've turned 36, and it's got me thinking about a lot of things. I thought life would be a little different by the time I hit this number, but everyone probably feels the same. I luckily have a wonderful husband, job, … Continue reading Updates at 36
I'm battling severe depression. I've fought it in the past, but this time, it got really bad. I started feeling depressed in January, but after my third early miscarriage in March, I was suddenly off fertility meds after taking a lot of them in the last 3 out of 4 months. My hormone levels were … Continue reading Poppy Seeds
Hello, lovely readers. It's been a month since I last posted. Unfortunately, I have a weird and difficult time since then. At this point, I'm trying to figure out how to talk about everything. Once I do, I will post here. It should be soon. A couple of updates: I do want to say that … Continue reading Mini-Update: Testing and Two Years