posted by K | filed under Adoption, Pregnancy | 8 Comments

Last week, my mom and I went on our annual buying trip to Houston. I’d forgotten until I stepped off the airplane and into Terminal B that this airport was the very place where 2009 began to spin out of control. It was here, on the tram, that I got a phone call from our [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption | 2 Comments

I’m very happy to be pregnant. Very, very happy. But still, there are moments when I think about G and am very sad. The other day in the car, the song “Maybe (Reprise)” from the movie Annie came on my iPod, the version from near the end of the movie, when Rooster and Lily St. [...]

posted by K | filed under Uncategorized | 5 Comments

In the 80′s, this horrible Christmas movie always came on TV during the holidays. Set in the Australian Outback, it was all about this poor farming family and their trials and tribulations. There’s a devastating brush fire, and a creepy thief Santa, and the freakin’ pet dingo dies! Being the kind of kids who found [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption, Misfortune | 6 Comments

Bought two pairs of shoes. Ate fried chicken, waffle fries, and a Chik-fil-A milkshake. The cashier’s name at Chik-Fil-A was Greg. Of course it was. Could it have been anything else? Threw up milkshake because head hurt so bad from crying. Slept 12 hours. It is morning, and life still sucks. I am numb and [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption, Misfortune | 9 Comments

G’s father will not be signing the papers. Today he had a visit scheduled with G and served J papers saying he is suing her for custody of G. His timing could not be worse for deciding to give a shit. I don’t know what to do with myself. I am wandering around the house [...]

posted by K | filed under Adoption | 3 Comments

The waiting is still dragging on. G’s father is convinced J is trying to bamboozle him in some way, that she is getting paid for placing G with us, and that her one goal in life is trying to bankrupt him, which doesn’t make a lot of sense considering giving up his rights to G [...]

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