Sunday, June 29, 2014

Waiting...

We sit here & there is nothing we can do. Nothing to hurry up this travel approval wait. I have been pretty good during this whole process. I don't really count the days from this to that, I try to go on with my daily life & just let things happen when they happen. But I cannot say that anymore...this last wait is h*$l.

When we found out we were start the TA wait & could still possibly leave in July I became so hopeful, probably too hopeful. We started our wait on 17th. I have seen people that have started their wait on the 19th, the 24th...all get their TA's. That makes this so much harder. We were before them, why not us?!

At this point, unless a miracle happens & we receive it tomorrow (which is still really pushing it to leave in July) we will not be going until mid August! This is so hard for me. He is over there & we are here & due to the fact that we do not have our last little paper, we cannot get him. Then due to the fact that our agency only travels to his province once a month...we have to wait longer. It's killing me & I hate that there is nothing I can do to change it...

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Traveling to China

We found out yesterday that our Article 5 is complete & now all we are waiting on is our travel approval. These normally take about 2-3 weeks, however they have seen alot happening quickly lately, some as soon as 3 days. If we receive our approval in the next few weeks, we will be in the agency's July 11th group...yes, you read the right...as in we will be in China in a few weeks!

While I am excited, I am currently in freak out mode! I am starting to understand what pregnant woman feel right before they have their baby...that 'holy shit, I am really having a baby' moment. The, my life will never be the same..omg, what have I gotten into, there is no turning back now moment...yep, that is me right now, between the 50,000 list of things I need to do, pack & have ready before leaving.

I am so pumped at the idea of getting to go get our little boy a month before we planned...but wow, just wow, that is really fast, how will I ever get everything done at home & work in the next few weeks....crap!!

My friends keep telling me that this is all normal..I sure hope so!!

For those of you adopting, I will be keeping all my list & posting them in order to help you when it comes time to travel...any help you can get is worth it, at least that is how I feel!!
 
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