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Entries from September 2008

The verdict is in!

September 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I officially have pre-diabetes.  More specifically, I have impaired glucose tolerance, which means that my blood sugar levels are ok when I fast but my body isn’t processing the sugar correctly once it’s given to me.  I have an appointment with an endocrinologist next Tuesday to discuss how to delay and possibly prevent the onset […]

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Tags: Medical

Seriously, no extra time

September 25th, 2008 · Comments Off on Seriously, no extra time

I have to get lunch, but I’ll give the very abbreviated version of an update: We finally got Desta and Eli’s birth certificates the other day and were able to send in the rest of our home study materials.  Once the formal home study is written up we can apply for grants. The van is […]

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Tags: Adoption · Family Life

Please remove my head

September 5th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I hate ragweed season. I tried to dig out our ragweed garden before it hit, but I only got maybe halfway through it. It’s all along our fence line on one side. Of course, we also seem to be growing some rather more interesting nasty plants. There’s, of course, the lovely thistles. My favorite, however, […]

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Tags: Drivel · Family Life

And God Wows Us Again

September 4th, 2008 · 1 Comment

We just got a report from our adoption agency about a very large donation that was made for our adoption.  It came from someone that I had specifically told I didn’t expect her and her family to donate but thought they’d love the adoption story.  Her response? “What are you trying to do???  Take away […]

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Tags: Adoption