The power to cut things off – 1st branch

So it’s not only Mr. Vader who has the ability to chop things off. I do too. I’ve entered a stage where I’ve had to re-evaluate a lot of things in my life and prune off the branches that will not bear fruit. To deconstruct the dead flower until I find the rotten bits andContinue reading “The power to cut things off – 1st branch”

Post-adoption depression

So I’m sure everyone has heard or may be familiar with the concept of “pre-natal depression”. There is such a thing as “post-adoption” depression and I think I’m slowly going through it. The feelings of euphoria have dissipated and almost everyday I’m thinking “Am I doing the right thing?“, “Is this the right path forContinue reading “Post-adoption depression”

Today I learned about ” The Child with Unusual Behaviours – Repetitive non-functional speech and talking to self”

I’ve kept hearing my new daughter (MaryJane with the made up name) talking to herself. In the toilet, in the bathtub, in her room and outside and I kept on thinking, is this Normal? I can’t remember talking to myself when I was little and usually people only talk to themselves when they want toContinue reading “Today I learned about ” The Child with Unusual Behaviours – Repetitive non-functional speech and talking to self””

I don’t think I’ve ever been so happy

I have had the most amazing day yesterday. I’ve finally met my daughter! I was at the edge of my seat for most of a year, waiting for the paperwork to be finalized, going in front of two panels that got to vote whether a single, multi-cultural, dual-citizenship chick with a handful of friends andContinue reading “I don’t think I’ve ever been so happy”