Category Archives: Biography

Recharge

Sometimes I feel empty.  Sometimes I feel like I can’t go on. Sometimes I feel like the entire world is against me. And there’s nothing that I do that will make it better. Sometimes I feel like a complete and … Continue reading

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Bittersweet

The view from my back yard in Elton. Today I head back to NOLA after spending a week in Elton for various reasons- to celebrate my birthday with my family, doctors appointment, labs and blood work and fun stuff like … Continue reading

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Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler

Living in New Orleans can be a bit of a vacation for life. I once said when I moved to Louisiana that I have never been in a place where I can literally drink rum all day AND get everything … Continue reading

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Birthdays

Today is my son’s birthday.  My only son and my youngest child.  Twelve years ago, at this time, 10am, I was just starting labor and he wouldn’t come for several hours.  My ob/gyn was a doctor who was originally from … Continue reading

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Pieces of Me

Entering into my third week away and things don’t get any easier. I knew I would miss my children- that was a given, but I didn’t realize how much their missing me would affect me.  As an adoptee, thinking about … Continue reading

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Self Doubt

As an adoptee, I have always struggled with self doubt. I always am quick to believe that I am not good enough or perfect enough or smart enough.  I always feel like no one would ever want me around.  My … Continue reading

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On My Own

The view outside my new temporary home. It’s day ten in NOLA since I left my husband. I have successfully landed a part time job and have interviewed for another full time one.  If I don’t get it, I will … Continue reading

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A Case Study in White Fragility And White Woman Violence

Yesterday morning, my good friend, fellow transracial adoptee blogger of So Life Goes On, Maline Carole, asked me if I was part of a FB group called Hair to ❤ for Multiracial Families.  Which up until that point, I felt … Continue reading

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318

A lot of you who know me, know that I put 318 on a lot of the things that I have on social media. and you may wonder why.  Or you may not care. But I’m gonna tell you anyway. … Continue reading

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New Year, Grind Hard

A lot of different crazy stuff has happened to me over my lifetime. And I admit, I let it fuck with me. But this year was just the year I decided to let all that go.  I decided to take that energy … Continue reading

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