Thursday, August 14, 2014


Sorry that I have been MIA, but just to keep you guys (for whoever still reads this thing) informed, that we have started the adoption process. 

We are working with an Agency out in California called Project Cuddle. They are a non-profit organization that helps you adopt a newborn without paying all the agency fees. All you have to do is get a home study done in your home state, pay the lawyer fees,  get your plane txts and hotel room, whenever you get the call that the birth mother is in labor. 

You qualify by sending your paperwork from the home study and writing a letter to a birth mother. We get put into a portfolio where the birth mother's read through your profile and your letter and choose who they want as a family for their child.  

We have to send another set of paper work and we can get a social worker matched to our case so we can get our home study going and send everything to Project Cuddle. 

Wish us luck everyone and fingers crossed we will be adoptive parents by next year hopefully.  

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Last Call You Would Want To Get....

Hey bloggers, 

Sorry I haven't posted in a while. I haven't really had anything worth blogging about but now I do. 

On Thursday May 29th, 2014 around 8:15 pm I got a call that my husband had just been involved in a motorcycle accident. My world came crashing down. I was freaking out,  I didn't know how he was, if he was alive, or anything, just that I had to go to the hospital.

I get to the hospital only to find out that he wasn't there, so I started to freak out,  but thank fully the ambulance pulled up to emergency with him on the stretcher. I felt so much better when I was finally able to see him. I'm so glad that he was ok (at least alive). 

A van cut him off and caused him to go down night on RT 3 in East Rutherford, NJ. He suffered a sprained ankle and hurt his pelvis. As a result he has road rash, but thank god he was wearing his gear. He got X rays of his pelvis along with his ankle done at the hospital. Nothing was broken, but he needed crutches until he was able to put his whole weight on his left ankle. He has been home recovering but at least he is still with us. I was so grateful for having all my friends at the hospital with us until he got discharged.  

He is doing so much better a week and a half later. He is even considering going back to work tomorrow even though he is still limping.  

I am so thankful for his guardian angel (his mom) that watched over him that day. 

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Light At The End Of A Tunnel

So after I posted my last blog on Facebook and on Instagram, 2 days later I got a message from a my friend and this is what it said, 

"Hey hun, I just finished talking to my sister in law. Her daughter is about 11 weeks pregnant. And there is a chance she may need to put the baby up for adoption if it's a girl. Too long of a complicated story. Anyway, I told Vicki about y'all and she will be talking to Kirsten. She is in Florida. And if she does decide to do adoption she will now have an amazing loving family as an option.
I guess I just wanted to give you a heads up on what I did. I can't guarantee she will do adoption but if she does hopefully she will go with you. Side note: Kirsten is extremely book smart but not ready to be a mom. So me, my sister and mother in law and husband are all praying very hard that she does the right thing for this baby. Hope I wasn't wrong for telling you all this."

This just gives me some hope. I just hope that the girl doesn't back out. That is the main reason why my husband & I don't want to get our hopes up just in case it doesn't happen. Please keep your fingers crossed because if it happens it can be as soon as June or July. 

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Hard To Share But I Want To.......

My husband and I have finally decided to share something that has been quite difficult having to share but with only a few people. These past few years have been hard and we were emotionally drained. After learning how to deal with our predicament ourselves and professional advice, we decided not wait any longer and share it with family and friends to see what happens. 

For 3 long years we've been trying to start a family. We are both in good health and could not understand why we haven’t been able to conceive. After months of home test reading negative, we decided it was time to consult with a doctor. About 10 months ago we did. (As I said before, it’s been hard to share.) For unfortunate reasons we have a very slim to no chance of ever being biological parents. There are procedures that we can try but they are simply too costly and none are guaranteed to work. So we decided on another alternative, adoption. 

Adoptions however are a long process and also expensive. After seeking advice, we spoke with an adoption lawyer and he advised us to use social network to get the word out that there is a couple willing to adopt an unwanted unborn child. Whatever the persons circumstances are i.e., substance abuse, can’t afford a child, or just simply isn't ready to take the responsibility. We are more than willing and happy to give that baby a loving home. It is one of the two affordable adoption methods we can do to be parents. If you have any information or know someone, please do not hesitate to give us a call or drop me a message to my inbox. And please feel free to share this with everyone you know. 

Thank you all and God bless.

Monday, October 21, 2013

So much has happened....

During the last 7 months in my life. 

I was laid off from my awesome job back on March 8th. March was the hardest month so far this year. The day before I found out that I was laid off, I was told my Fertility Specialist that I was probably never going to have a child of my own. Why? Because at 26 years old, my reproductive system looks like a 40 year old. My uterus is tilted back, my hormone level is supposed to a 4.2 for my age and it's down to a 1.4. I don't ovulate every month so it's hard to even begin to see when we can try. I also had a polyp in my uterus that I had to get surgically removed because it was the cause of me not getting my menstrual cycle every month and getting it for 3-4 weeks at a time. 

I started working for my aunt at her restaurant and had a a horrible time, unfortunately they really didn't treat me like family and they couldn't wait until they got rid of me. I worked for them for 4 months, and decided I couldn't take it anymore and gave them 3 wks notice. During that whole time I was fighting with unemployment also. 

I was babysitting for 2 months and looking for work while going on interviews too. I finally decided that no one was going to pay me what I was asking for so I decided to take a major pay cut and call and friend of mine that owns a pharmacy. I am making half of what I was at my old job but something is better then nothing at the moment. Please I'm learning to be a Pharmacy Technician so that is a plus. 

Thank God for my husband he has been a God send during these horrible months. But now he hasn't been working and wasn't getting paid because of the stupid government shut down. Now he is just waiting to get pick up to go to work for the Iron Workers Local 11. 

On the plus side I have dropped 50lbs, in the last year and a half and feel great. I am so excited to see where I will be next summer. I leave you with a progress picture of my jeans. 

Monday, March 11, 2013


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Saturday, February 9, 2013


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