Category Archives: work

Protected: our new normal

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Today marks 23 months on the wait list. [Source] Let’s revisit the listĀ of things I wanted to do before receiving a referral (posted 3 months ago): Research international adoption clinics so we have someone ready to review medical information in … Continue reading

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Today marks 20 months on the wait list. There was a time when we never thought we’d see this day, but it’s okay. We’re still here, waiting, and it is what it is. A few referrals went out this past … Continue reading

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stretched thin

I’m still here; I’m just stretched a bit thin these days, and blogging is just something I’m not finding time for. I spent a week in Denver with my mom in mid-January while she had major surgery. (Actually, two major … Continue reading

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It’s a NEW year, and I’m way behind on blogging (at least in my mind). So, in order to get caught up, I’m going to share what’s NEW all in one post. Here we go… Happy NEW Year! I hope … Continue reading

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summing it all up

To say that I am unhappy with my job would be a gross understatement. I have seriously considered quitting, but that’s just not practical when 1) we rely on my income to help cover our expenses and 2) we need … Continue reading

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life (lately)

Lately, I’ve been a big slacker in the blog department. I honestly have not had the time or energy to post to the blog; life keeps getting in the way! I have about ten posts jumbled in my head, and … Continue reading

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