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I promise I remember the days of hyperemesis, when my body cried out for nutrition but always heaved it back up in a matter of minutes, halfway digested. Salad was the worst: those green, crunchy leaves would wreak havoc on … Continue reading

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Because I was loved

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It might just be that easy…

5-year-old: Mommy, I have found the perfect boy for me. Me: Already?? I mean- you have? 5-year-old: Yes. His name is Max. He sits in front of me. Me: And how do you know that he’s the one for you? … Continue reading

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Reading…and more on the adoption

We are, thanks everyone, going ahead with adoption plans. Like a good academe, I am researching my way through the whole thing. Maybe I’ll get a PhD out of it. HA. R and I are set on Ethiopia or Colombia … Continue reading

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Now you are five

You sleep like a broken stork. Toothpaste, hurriedly mashed between the spaces in your teeth, dries in the corners of your huge smile. Sometimes your school pictures show it. When I vacuum, you pretend that I’ll somehow be able to … Continue reading

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