it’s all from the waist down

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Fu Gao Mei’s legs, sent in an update from China(The post below was written a few weeks ago on my blog, Tell Her This). Yesterday was our first spinal defects clinic, where we met with her entire ‘team’, including her neurosurgeon, urologist, pediatrician, orthopedist, developmental psychologist (or was he a psychiatrist??), physical therapy, social worker, […]

taking down the "adult adoptee" post

In the interest of this site, I took down the post about the “adult adoptee”. I would like to say that I am no expert and as I said in the original post, “maybe I’m naive and am missing a valid point”. for those of you who know me, you know that I am the […]

the best laid plans

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I was married for 6 years to the man I believed to be the absolute love of my life. We had a good relationship, although looking back, I see so clearly the flaws that were ignored (in both of us) to keep that relationship afloat. Four years into our marriage, we decided to adopt- and […]

lesson in love

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I knew I loved you last night when I was returning to bed, and found your legs dangling out of yours, half way to the floor, and scooped you up to move you back to your pillow and for a moment, watched you sleep in the glow of the streetlight peeking through our blinds. Or […]