I've been back to work for almost a week - it's lunchtime on Friday; so basically a full week back. I was in Austin, TX all last week for the annual Scentsy convention we call it Scentsy Family Reunion or SFR. Our flight out was Monday afternoon, connecting through Dallas. We had a bit of … Continue reading Vacation hangover is real.
About a year ago I had a wild hair to clean out my bathroom closet; but it was more than that, it needed organized and things needed pitched. I had three containers of Tums, all of which were expired or very near. I don't even take Tums very often. For sure not enough to warrant … Continue reading Decluttering
About two years ago I found a new family doctor; general practice doctor? Anyways, my doctor growing up was in my hometown, and as much as I loved her, we really clicked, it was silly to drive 30 miles home, and back for an appointment when I could find someone closer. It took a bit, … Continue reading Sleep, years in the works.
I realize I left everyone hanging. Given the information I had from early June; I decided that I was going to write my birth mother a letter. I did; and decided I needed to take it to the post office and mail it so I didn't chicken out and pull it out of the outgoing … Continue reading I wrote her a letter
Last Wednesday I got a message from someone who was a second cousin; he lived somewhat close to me [location wise]; and we were both each others closest match; DNA wise. After I let some guards down I felt comfortable enough telling him that I knew my bio parents names and shared that with him. … Continue reading All the information; now what?
I don't know how long ago I did 23andMe. I did both health and ancestry. It was great to get the medical stuff. I don't really understand the genealogy stuff. I mean, I can follow tree branches, but it's hard to put it all together when you have people messaging you saying they are a's … Continue reading The thing about DNA
I've had this idea of 40 before 40 on my mind since I turned 36 in November. Mostly because it was 4 years until 4. I started a list, but have only been able to come up with about 20 things. I want them to be tangible / achievable things. This is what I have … Continue reading 40 things before 40