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Children Waiting for Families!

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Scratch and Dent

  When we were planning a family there were many considerations that went into deciding if we would try to have biological children.  Many children in my extended family have been born with birth defects and as an “older mom” … Continue reading

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Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more.

Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more..  Something to think about.  I know how heavy the burden can be.

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Broken, Damaged, Unlovable, Unsalvageable

We tell you it won’t be easy at first.  We tell you to read the books.  You know, the one’s about attachment, parenting, grief and loss.  We tell you it will get better with hard work.  We tell you the … Continue reading

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Biopsy Scheduled

I am incredibly grateful that my kidney biopsy was quickly scheduled for this Thursday!  I will be heading back down to Seattle for the procedure and will likely be kept most of the day.  The biggest risk is internal  bleeding, … Continue reading

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Kidney Donation Update

Yesterday was the day that was supposed to be the final hurdle for the kidney donation clearance.  Unfortunately the test, a cytoscopy, failed to give the doctors the assurance they need for the final ok.  I am not in the … Continue reading

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A Little Help for Some Friends

I have been incredibly blessed to be able to approach my fundraising goal to cover the expenses I will incur during my kidney donation.  All of the money donated has come from friends, acquaintances and outright strangers.  It is amazing … Continue reading

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