Posts Tagged: maryjane

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 and… Read more »

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 for… Read more »

Things no-one tells you when you’re adopting

So I’ve had MaryJane for nearly a month now living in my house (not real name) and it’s been quite an experience! Once she moved in, it felt so surreal as all outside communications seemed to have stopped. She’s with me now so what do I do? I tried to maintain the routine as much… Read more »

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 and… Read more »