Thursday, March 22, 2012

keeping things interesting

The last 24 hours have been a whirlwind.

Yesterday, I learned about an adoption situation with an attorney here in Florida. I'd already heard good things about him from a few PAPs, so I was interested in reading more about the expectant mother. I don't want to disclose details about the situation, but I will say that our concerns surrounded a medical issue. I immediately began contacting everyone I knew who might be able to help us answer our questions, in addition to researching in medical journals and reading adoption message boards on my own. We decided, after much consideration, that we would present our profile. This also meant that we would be signing with this attorney. We'll still be working with the initial agency we chose, but working with two organizations will simply increase our chances of an expectant mother choosing us. The attorney's office is visiting with the mother on Tuesday, and they'll be showing our profile then.

In the midst of all this, I found out that I do in fact need to have sinus surgery. My ENT said my scans weren't the worst he's ever seen, but they certainly weren't the best. He highly recommended the surgery because he thinks it will be the best long-term solution. I'm having my nose busted open on April 25, just three days after I finish school. It's not fun, but I also agree that it will help me.

There is never a dull moment in our lives. That's for sure.

26 comments:

Rita said...

That sucks that you need another surgery but it sounds like this might really help you feel better so I guess that makes it ok, right?

So excited about you working with this new attorney! I hope you have some exciting news to share soon!!! Fingers crossed!!

Tammy said...

Wow, never a dull moment indeed! That's exciting that your profile is being presented to a mom! Thinking of you and hoping your special little one will be in your arms soon!

Kelly said...

Thinking of you guys.

We loved our attorney who worked Mea's adoption. I think it makes a big difference to feel confident in their abilities.

Dawn said...

Good luck! Thinking of you!

I hope the surgery goes well!

Rebecca said...

Yeah, that is DEFINITELY not boring!!! I'm on the edge of my seat, here. Keep us posted!

(Also, I had sinus surgery long, long ago... uncomfortable for a while but great in the long run.)

Jen said...

Ugh, sinues surgery does not sound fun, but what surgery is?! I had sinus/breathing trouble my entire last pregnancy, and it seems to be here to stay again. Ugh. I definitely get the nighttime breathing issues. Vicks is my best friend!
Very cool on the possible adoption. That must be such a stressful roller coaster

Suzy, Not a Fertile Myrtle said...

Well the profile presentation and working with an attorney sounds great!

Sorry you have to have surgery. Hopefully you'll be in tip top shape when it's over.

manymanymoons said...

I'll be keeping my fingers crossed for you that this will be a huge high on this crazy adoption roller coaster we're on!

Sinus surgery is nothing to look forward to I know, but you will feel so much better. Definitely worth it.

JM said...

Well that's awfully exciting! Keeping my fingers crossed and hopes high for you guys! Please let me know if you still need more pediatrician advice... I can put you in contact with my DH and he'd be happy to chat.

Good luck!

It Is What It Is said...

Fingers crossed that if this is the situation that will bring you the child you are meant to have that it plays out that way.

Arlyne said...

Sorry to hear you need surgery, but hope it gives you some relief! So excited to hear you're working with an attorney you like!!!!! Hoping you have great news to share really soon! xoxo

Geochick said...

Crazy! Fingers crossed on the adoption front. hope your surgery fixes your sinus issues.

missohkay said...

Good luck with the profile presentation!

Leslie said...

Wow, lots going on. I hope the attorney is able to help you & best wishes for your surgery! Thinking of you!

Do I Have to Be a D.I.N.K.? said...

This is very exciting! The adoption part...not the surgery part. Keeping my fingers crossed for you guys.

Lollipop Goldstein said...

Oy to the surgery -- hope it's a quick recovery.

So excited for you on the adoption front!

dspence said...

Very exciting!! Can't wait to hear how it all turns out!

Jin said...

Hope you found what you were looking for with the pediatricians. Still sending thoughts and prayers down to y'all.

Brave IVF Girl said...

Wow, interesting times! I'm sorry you do indeed need the surgery, but hopefully it'll do the trick.

Working with two adoption organizations sounds like it has a lot of benefits. Best of luck with the profile showing on Tuesday!

Daryl said...

Hi. I've been following you for a couple of weeks and just wanted to say good luck with the new attorney! And the surgery. Hope it makes you feel a lot better!

M said...

I'm sorry about the surgery, but I hope it helps. Good luck with the showing!

Kakunaa said...

very excited to hear of this new opportunity! good luck, lovely.

Logical Libby said...

I have my fingers crossed for you!

Three Cats and a Baby said...

I hope the surgery helps.

Fingers crossed for you :)

Birdie said...

Exciting news! I will be praying for your potential match with the expectant mother! SO happy that you guys have chosen to proceed!Praying for a quick recovery after surgery! Can't wait to hear some great news!

Kelly said...

Thinking of both of you. I hope that the surgery helps and that working with this new attorney brings you both what you deserve.