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About | iwishiwasadopted · 8M ago

Busy Day

  Big day today! Oldest daughter turns 29 today.  She was born at 2:30 in the morning, after a quick and intense labor, only 20 months after her big brother.  He was the first relative I had...
About | iwishiwasadopted · 9M ago

Summer

  It’s been really hot around here!  I’m lucky though, I have an above ground pool and air conditioning.  I don’t suffer much. I made my home everything that I wanted as a child.  I grew up ...
About | iwishiwasadopted · 9M ago

Happy Birthday, Bro!

Today is my half brother’s 49th birthday.  This is the only place where I’ll wish him happy birthday. Last year we were in the hospital, visiting Mom.She told me it was his birthday, which I...
About | iwishiwasadopted · 10M ago

Some Time Alone?

  This evening, I’m almost alone in my house. It’s rare, and I’ve missed it. I used to be alone all day,while the kids were in school, and hubby and Ramona out at work. Now, I work all day, ...
About | iwishiwasadopted · 10M ago

One Year Ago

  One year ago I found out that my mother was dying.  I can’t sleep, and I’m filled with anger and thoughts of my family again.  I checked them out on facebook, again.  I found out that my A...
About | iwishiwasadopted · 11M ago

Father’s Day

  Many adoptees write about father’s day.  Mother’s day too.  They are hard days for many of us. I dreamt of my father the other day.  We were on vacation sleeping in an RV, on the beach whe...
About | iwishiwasadopted · 11M ago

Adoption

This is how I feel about adoption, and loyalty. In my case, it was not necessary. If my parents could manage to parent other kids,they could have parented me too. It might not have been heav...
About | iwishiwasadopted · 11M ago

Who is My Mother?

  I’ve been following a post on this website: http://www.littlethings.com/jen-adoption-story/?utm_source=LTcom&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=shock It’s about a woman who finds her family....
About | iwishiwasadopted · 1Y ago

Another County Heard From

  Since my reunion, 5 years ago, I’ve heard from several family members, both adoptive and biological.  Usually it’s not good.  This is from my adoptive cousin, on my father’s side. My adopt...
About | iwishiwasadopted · 1Y ago

My Adoptive Mother

  I don’t know what to think about my adoptive mother. Sometimes she comes out with things that really upset me. They really make me think about our relationship,as mother and daughter. It’s...