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Friday, November 11, 2011

it's been a while

I had a few planned posts for this week, but all of that went out the window.

I can’t go into too many details, but here’s what’s been going on:

Monday: The adoption agency received our application.
Tuesday: Our profile went active.
Wednesday: We received a call from the agency that we were a potential match for a special situation. They needed our permission to show the birth mother our profile, along with a few other couples, and we had until 5 pm to agree. We agreed that this situation would be a great fit for us, so we gave the agency the go-ahead. (I had to leave work at 2 pm to put together our profile quickly.) The baby is due at the end of the month.
Thursday: No news.
Friday: As of now, no news.

Yep, that’s about all I can write at this point. Please send good thoughts and prayers (if you’re the praying type) to the birth mother as she makes her decision.

UPDATE: I just received a phone call from the agency. The birth mother chose another couple. Of course we're a little disappointed, but we respect that she made the right decision for her and this just was not meant to be our baby.

Thank you to everyone who has supported us during this roller coaster of a week. You have no idea how much we appreciate it.

UPDATE #2: We received another call from the agency. Our profile is potentially being shown again this afternoon to a birth mother due early next year.

Someone pass the Valium. I have a feeling our adoption journey is going to be even crazier than our infertility journey.

22 comments:

missohkay said...

Praying for her and for you. What a whirlwind!

Baby Hopes said...

Definitely sending prayers your way!!! What a busy week!!!

It Is What It Is said...

Wow, busy week. Glad you are circumspect about it.

Jesica said...

Wow, what a whirlwind of emotions adoption can be! Crazy how similar it is to IF sometimes. Best of luck to you guys!

myunassuminglife said...

I'm sorry it didn't work out this time...I hope there is another soon-to-be-adoptive-mom ready to make a decision just around the corner for you guys!! :)

I can only imagine what this week must've been like for you guys -- sending lots of hugs!!
xx

foxy said...

I was holding my breath just reading your post, and can only guess how you must have been holding your breath all week.

Sending you some extra patience and calm as you continue on the ride.

Rach said...

Wow! I bet you were so excited to get that call. Sorry it didnt work out but I hope your match is coming real soon!

unaffected said...

Ahhh... thinking of you!! I can't wait for more updates!!!

Jessica said...

Wow...what a rollercoaster! Good Luck!

Kim said...

I cannot believe how fast things happen once the ball gets rolling. I need a valium too, although I admit my heart raced with enthusiasm when I read this. I am pretty darn excited for you!

Rebecca said...

Wow!! I'm so sorry this one didn't work out, but so glad to hear that things are moving forward quickly! I hope the right situation comes soon!!

Rebecca said...

Wow!! I'm so sorry this one didn't work out, but so glad to hear that things are moving forward quickly! I hope the right situation comes soon!!

Elizabeth said...

I follow you on Twitter and have been following your crazy week! Praying that your roller coaster is over soon and you have a baby in your arms!

Pix said...

Yep, the adoption rollercoaster. You are on it, Babe! Just toss your hands up and scream once in a while. Before you know it, the ride will be over and your wee one will be home. Hugs!
Cheese Curds and Kimchi

AnotherDreamer said...

Wow update central! Sorry the first birthmother chose another couple, but glad they are already showing yours and getting it out there. Maybe the one they're showing it to now will pick you, here's to hoping. Sounds like it's going to be a crazy journey for sure!

someday-soon said...

Wow, so exciting...and nerve wracking. Keeping everything crossed for you!

lowfatlady said...

Wow your agency moves fast! So happy that your profile is getting out there. Good luck!

Dawn said...

I'm sending you loads of prayers and positive thoughts. I can't believe how fast things are moving now.

mylifeofmisconceptions said...

Praying the right situation comes along soon. It's such an emotional ride! Hugs. :)

Geochick said...

Holy cow that's fast!

Mike and Lisa said...

Hang in there! I know it can definitely be crazy sometimes!

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