It's Been a LONG LONG Time

Well, I had thought I wouldn't update much anymore but I have had several people tell me they wish that I would continue writing. SO.... Here I go again.

Adoption Updates:

Sadly, we still have no update on our paperwork. We have been in IBESR since Nov. 2007. We had hoped and prayed that we would be farther along than this but, alas, we are not.

Today I have found myself very depressed about the entire situation and wondering if this, like our fertility, will come to an end with no child in our arms. My heart is sad and aches to have Sofia home and in the arms of the family God has chosen for her.

Life Updates:

Surprise! We're moving to Scranton, PA!! Chris got a new job and we will be relocating on or around September 8. I know it's very soon and I am up to my eyeballs in boxes and junk! It's a hard move but an exciting adventure that I know will bring Chris, Renee, and myself closer together. Wish us luck!

BTW, Sofia turned 2 on July 25, 2008 :( we're missing so much of her!

TTYL,
Laura

Adoption Timeline

Home:
August 24, 2009

Gotcha Day:

August 21, 2009

Visa:

Picked up August 17, 2009

Visa Appointment:

August 14, 2009

I-600 Approval:

August 11, 2009

Passport:

picked up July 20, 2009

MOI:
March 2009

DNA Testing:

Late April 2009
File I-600:
April 6, 2009

Entered Archives:

February 11, 2009?
Exited Parquet and Legal?:
December 2008
Entered Parquet: ?
Exited IBESR:
August? 2008
Entered IBESR:
November 2007
Dossier Arrived in Haiti:
September 2007
Dossier Prep:
Summer 2007
First Picture of Sofia:
March 2007
Decided to adopt from Haiti:
March 2007

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