I wrote this 3 years ago... I was talking to someone about this and had to share! It's a bit late; I've had a sleeping pill so here comes serious Jess: On Mother’s Day I always wonder if she thinks of me. If she knows when she handed me over to one helluva great family. … Continue reading Thoughts from 3 years ago
Many have asked me so I thought I'd write about it. In June [6 months ago] I wrote my biological mother a letter; read about it here. I wrote her a letter. In short; I do not know if she got it, as I didn't put a return address, I have not received an email … Continue reading An update on the letter.
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