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My Adoption Struggles

My-Adoption-Struggles

I remember the very day my parents told me I was adopted. It is a day I will never forget. At the time, I was approximately 5 years old and when they had sat me down on that green, flower patterned couch in the living room. I remember it was bright in the room and was somewhat bothered by the fact I had to set down my GI Joe and listen to something mom and dad wanted to talk about.…

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My Story | told by my parents…

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Wow! Here we are on an airplane bound for Australia, a dream come true for our 25th Wedding Anniversary. As we were flying from Hawaii, Pat had just finished an article about drugs and signs that you should look out for if your child is on drugs. According to this article, if three signs were detected, there’s a good chance drugs were involved. We both looked at each other, and realized that Sean could qualify for all twelve. That’s how…

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Health Journey Life Update

Another Week Over

Another week of treatments is in the books! Don’t get me wrong, I am grateful for my treatments – it’s just nice to be done. It’s hard to believe that there have been nearly 38 weeks that have passed by since the diagnosis. That’s a lot of treatments! That’s a lot of sitting. That’s a lot of money! But it sure has been worth it! People ask me nearly everyday – how are you doing? My answer – today is…

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Blog Family Life My Story Update

Thank You

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Sometimes these two words just don’t seem to be enough when trying to convey your heart on a specific matter. Often, our words are inadequate to describe how we feel about a particular person or thing. Over the past 9 months, our family has been loved, supported, and cared for by so many people. Our families, friends, acquaintances, our kid’s school, church family, and even complete strangers have gone out of there way to help us during this time. It…

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Journey Life Update

de·pres·sion

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dəˈpreSH(ə)n/ noun 1. 
feelings of severe despondency and dejection.”self-doubt creeps in and that swiftly turns to depression. 
 Have you ever been there? Depressed. Alone. Isolated. Hopeless. I can remember a time in my life when I actually thought I was untouchable. There was no way a guy like me would ever struggle with depression or be diagnosed with cancer. It was just not possible… or so I thought. It’s hard to admit our weaknesses. We don’t want people to…

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