Visit my other blog, Written Reflections, to read today’s post Confessions of a (VERY) Imperfect Mother.
“Carole showed me a picture from Paige’s birthday party. It’s the first time I’ve seen a picture of her,” said David. What do I say to that? “I can see she’s happy and loved.” “She’s a wonderful little girl!” Shallow and inadequate words; he needs to meet her to appreciate how amazing she is. “I… Continue reading Chapter 19 – Conversations With A Convict (part 2)
08/15/2009: I’m worried about this situation. I’m worried that with Ruth and David back together, they’ll try and get Paige back. I’m worried David will visit Paige, fall in love with her – how could he not?! – and want her back despite Ruth’s threats. On the other hand, I’m worried they’ll fall off… Continue reading Chapter 19 – Conversations With A Convict
Dear Faithful Readers: I am cutting back on the number of blog entries I post each week as I need to diversify my memoir’s promotion on Social Media. I wrote a blog post on Transfiguring Adoption called Necessary Traditions, and they have asked me to write a second! I’ve been in touch with bloggers to write guest posts and/or… Continue reading New Blog Schedule
July 30, 2009: God, what have we gotten ourselves into? Will there be layer upon layer of problems we have yet to delve into, or is this the extent of it? I never thought of a genetic disorder, only issues from drugs, which I foolishly thought would resolve over time. Can I do this? ?… Continue reading Chapter 18 – Descending Into Appointment Hell
I am linking up my post from Written Reflections. Please click here to read it. I’m hoping for some input. Thank you!
I call Carole immediately after meeting with Anita. “I don’t know if Ruth took Dilantin while she was pregnant but I’ll certainly ask!” Email Message from Carole: I spoke with Ruth about taking anticonvulsant meds during her pregnancy with Paige. Ruth says she didn’t take any, but she did ask, in a somewhat irritated manner, why… Continue reading Chapter 17 – Oh Shit, What Now??? (part 2)