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Looking back: my adoption journey so far through the Pedalling Solo lens

I’ve been officially on my adoption journey for over a year now – not counting the years of thinking about it before I officially picked up the phone for the first time – and I’ve been blogging about it on and … Continue reading

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I am so very lucky.

Earlier this week an acquaintance who I know locally was at the same meeting as me. A little group of us were stacking chairs and collecting bags and coats afterwards, and a couple asked me – as people are prone … Continue reading

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“Every little thing is gonna be alright …”

The last few days have been challenging. I’ve kept on smiling, ridden the roller coaster, going with the flow. There has been some really good stuff going on – but mixed in with some pretty low moments too. Then this evening I finally … Continue reading

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“Before I Arrive”

I’m a bit of a bookworm. I’ve always been delighted with any excuse at all to buy books! As a result as I’ve gone through the many months of my adoption journey I’ve slowly accumulated quite a few piles of … Continue reading

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Simple, quick and really rather tasty!

Sometimes life is simpler than we think it’s going to be, and surprisingly good. I circulate the kitchen several times. I feel lazy; uninspired. Open fridge, close fridge, open cupboard, close cupboard, look in bread bin, open second cupboard, close second … Continue reading

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Facing the fear and calling it hope

Today has been one of those days when you start early, the saving grace being that you know you’ll get to leave work early to compensate and see some benefit for your early start … and then actually you don’t … Continue reading

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Oh brain: go wander

Today has been a day for hiding away, for allowing my brain to wander. Just now I am right in the middle of all the complexities, the questions, the hope, the excitement, the uncertainty, the dreams of matching. Instinctively I know that … Continue reading

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