Adoption history

  Terminology FQS birth parents The term “birth parent” was embraced by adoption reformers in the 1970s. The term satisfied at least two important needs. It made visible the people that practices like matching and policies like confidentiality and sealed records had tried so hard to erase. But it did not simply turn the tablesContinue reading “Adoption history”

I can do this

I can do this.  I can do this.  I can give myself this speech every day. To mask my feelings, to tell myself I’m okay. Truth is, I don’t know why I even chose to wake up.  The future doesn’t appease me anymore. I’ll never reach the level, I try to compete with you knowingContinue reading “I can do this”

Forget-me-nots

Forget me nots. Perennial It’s I know I’m fighting myself. One minute I want to remember. I could want to conquer the world, then suddenly it hits; at that moment it hits me. I need to forget all of it. I forget and get lost. I am who I am. Forget-me-nots

Home a lone

I used to feel so alive so on top of the world. I would laugh and be extra silly. Days like today the sunlight feels to bright and just the thought of stepping out of bed is to much of a small thought. I was diagnosed with depression a long time ago although now IContinue reading “Home a lone”

It’s okay

It’s okay…blog Its okay. It’s okay to miss them It’s okay to say their name. It’s okay to cry. It’s ok to laugh. It’s okay to take a deep breath. It’s okay to smile – When you think of them. It’s okay to function. It’s okay to have days you can’t function. It’s okay toContinue reading “It’s okay”