Category Archives: Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Social Worker Visit

I can’t write much, because we need to go grocery shopping. {We usually go on Sunday afternoons, but we were cleaning like crazy people yesterday so now our house is empty and Little is eyeing the cat with hunger.} But I’ll say this: Continue reading


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So. We’ve waited on letters, waited on phone calls, waited on emails, waited on responses, waited for answers…

And still we’re waiting. Continue reading

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For the Power of Women

“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”               ~ Virginia Woolf

How wonderful it is to be a woman, and how horrible at the same time. The voice in our head that tells us our worth and ability and beauty is formed by so many other voices that we have no control over. Continue reading



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Getting a Life Back After HG

**Trigger Warning** To my HG sisters currently suffering, I will warn you, this post will talk about food and show a picture of food. Ugly food. So, proceed with caution. Continue reading


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Hyperemesis Gravidarum

This blog entry does not explain why we chose adoption. I felt the call to adopt before I even met my husband. On our first date, I told him about my dreams to adopt a child. My struggle with HG in my pregnancy with my son was merely a reason for us to choose adoption sooner than we had planned. Continue reading


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Prologue to a New Chapter

I’d love to say I’m starting a new chapter in my life, as cliche as that sounds. However, we haven’t actually “started” anything yet. Well, other than starting a new blog.

Adoption is a long, scary, strange, exciting process. Continue reading


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