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My form of “labor and delivery.”

We’re adopting which means I did not go through pregnancy this time around.  I missed being pregnant, for the record.  Being half-a-continent away from the baby I was already in love with was difficult.  My biggest fear (other than the … Continue reading

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8 days new.

Hello there, from inside the Hamrick family cocoon.  We are loving our time off, focused on getting to know our precious gift from God. I have spent very little time online and it’s been nice to have no responsibility outside … Continue reading

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Adoption Emotions…

All of them. I think that sums it all up. I have all of the emotions of pregnancy plus some anxiety that I never had when I was the one carrying the baby. Being here in Virginia has done so … Continue reading

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Adoption musings… (and an update)

I have so many thoughts running through my head regarding adoption that there is simply no way a single blog post can contain them. I thought I might list a few of them and see where my list takes me. … Continue reading

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A reveal: her name and her nursery

We haven’t been keeping her name a secret, necessarily, but since we are in a situation where we have a sweet birth mother’s privacy to consider, we’ve wanted to be sensitive about what we do share. Now that I’m about … Continue reading

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Home study and a Town-home

So much has happened over the past few days that I can barely keep up with what I’ve updated you on. Our home study went really well on Saturday.  As expected, I cleaned too well and stressed too much, but … Continue reading

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Colorado Springs, revisited

Living in Colorado Springs was a grande experience.  We loved it from the the day we arrived in 2007 to the day we drove away in 2009. Matt and I have wondered if we would feel the same way about … Continue reading

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Cadillac Ranch, Amarillo

The pictures I have from the Cadillac Ranch are the last pictures I have of Matt and me before we knew about our little girl.  (Gosh, I’m praying that everything works out because in our hearts, she’s already ours.)  These … Continue reading

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