Conquering Stress with Writing


I need to write & I’m not alone.

Roland Millward

I have been told “you are special” my entire life, but I never paid it any mind since everyone is special in God’s eyes.

I was born to a very young couple that were madly in love but couldn’t take care of me and my brother. At two and a half months old I was a very sick baby and my mom was living out of her car. She couldn’t afford milk formula and said I didn’t keep it in my tummy anyway. She decided adoption was the best way to give me a chance in life. That’s what made me special, or at least I was told. Adopted children are chosen, not accidents.  So throughout my childhood, I was reminded on a daily basis that I was adopted, immediately hospitalized due to malnutrition, and blessed by God. And I’ve always believed it was true. God protected me then and has never left me.

At 19 I…

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51 comments

  1. It’s amazing story! And I think you’re very positive person. I’m also thinking about adopting baby, I would like to have bigger family, but my doctors told me, that another one pregnancy can weaken me too much. I have heart problems, that’s why they told me that.

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  2. This is a great story. Writing has always been a sort of therapy for everyone. It is a way we all can express our emotions. Adoption is a beautiful thing and every child that has been adopted are blessings. Thanks for sharing your story.

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  3. I think children who do get adopted are special because sometimes they are coming from really scary situations. I think your story will resonate with others who have gone through the same thing. Adoption is beautiful.

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  4. I really do not know what to say! Your story is really inspirational. I started my blog for something else, to help new companies. But I do write in my spare time and just note my thoughts and feeling down. I have kept my emotions inside too much and it did affect my health but writing things down has really help especially when it comes to my conscience!

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  5. Wow how amazing that writing has helped you overcome stress. I feel the same way, it has got me through some difficult times over the years.

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