Thursday, February 28, 2008


What an absolute journey this has been. I have never been so obsessed, depressed, anxious, happy and sad all at once. I knew in the beginning of this process that if I didn't have 100% faith in the Lord we wouldn't be taking this journey. The lord has been right there with me every step of the way and continues to be this very moment. I've prayed for so many things. I've prayed for something small to get me by that particular day, and the lord delivered. I prayed for patients and calming and the lord delivered. I've prayed to be out of PGN, and back in PGN and out of PGN and the lord always delivered. I've prayed for so many families and their beautiful babies to make it home to their forever families, and the lord is delivering. I will never stop praying.

Over the last week or so I've been calling PGN obsessively, but haven't been able to get through. I just knew that the lord had something planned for me, what it was boggled my mind. I told myself I would stop calling, but I couldn't. I know it is all in GODS time. So, none-the-less, I called again this morning and got through immediately, actually, I did listen to about 30 seconds of music. I think it was Celine. Laura got on the phone and told me "I have good news for you, your case is signed and approved". What, what did you say!

I then spoke with our agency who said that we would need to wait for the case to be released. Wait, again. It could take a day or a few weeks. All on GODS time.

I'm so overjoyed knowing that we are approved. The next step for those of you who don't know is, new Birth Certificate with our last name, passport and DNA test. All this could take 5-7 weeks. You could only guess what I'll be praying for know. Lord, please bring our daughter home for her 1st Birthday.

Thank you all who have been so supportive.

We are OUT, OUT, OUT, OUT.

Saturday, February 23, 2008

Happy, Happy 9 Month Birthday my sweet baby.

We miss you so much and can't wait till you are home with us forever

Thursday, February 21, 2008

And the wait is on.

So for some reason my husband was looking over our phone bill from December and noticed some crazy charges made to Guatemala. He fought with the phone company to reduce those charges, later to find that they were from me calling PGN only to learn that we were KO'd December 14th. Well, the wait is back on. Maybe I should hide the phone bill this month. I've tried calling yesterday and today but wasn't able to get through. I keep telling myself that it is a messeage from God. He wants me to wait and have patients. So I'm going to wait, no choice I guess.

Have I told you that waiting SUCKS. There have been a few reports from people who have entered PGN the beginning of last week and got out this week. I think it's the fastest PGN has ever worked. I just pray that it continues that way. I want Faith home and to be done with this grueling, anxiety riden, stressful process.

I want to let everyone knowthat is going through this process that my prayers and thoughts are with you all. I pray that all your babies will be home and in your arms very soon. I'd also like to give a shout out to my nephew, Joe Joe binks, keep working hard little man, you've come so far in such a short time. We love you so much and pray for your continuous health. (check out my fellow blogger to read all about Joeys story).

Saturday, February 16, 2008

I'm In

That's right folks, we are back in PGN. I am so overjoyed. I ask that everyone cross their fingers and pray we have a quick journey through PGN

Monday, February 11, 2008

We're Registered

We were registered by the Central Authority yesterday. YEAHHHHH. Now we can be re-submitted to PGN. The only problem is we don't know exactly when we can be re-submitted. Some people are reporting that they have been re-submitted today, however others are saying that no one is able to get re-submitted until a "Constancia" is issued by the Central Authority. So once again we continue to wait. By registering with the Central Authority we are therefore grandfathered in based on the old laws. Which is good, since we don't know exactly what the new laws entail.

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Got News

Things seem to be clearing up with the Central Authority. It looks like most of the political #%#& is over with. Now it just a matter of getting the 2300 in -process cases registered. Looks like the Central Authrity will be opened all weekend in order to re-register the cases. However, nobdy is sure if there is enough time in each day to have all the cases registered by Feb 12.. Things are coming down to the wire. Sorry this is such a vague interpertation of what's going on, but by the time I explain it all, things will have changed yet again.

I ask that everyone please pray that all these children be brought home to their forever families ASAP.

Friday, February 8, 2008

My family will never be complete until you are home

I sit here at the computer like I do everyday looking through everyones blogs and reading the forums, listening to everyones desperation, when I got this overwhelming feeling to want to hold my daughter. Not just hold her, but kiss her and love her and never let go. I want her to know that I am her Mommy. However, I'm afraid that she won't want me to kiss her and love her. As the days go by I see my time with her slipping by. Valuable time. She has been my daughter and apart of this family from the very first time I saw her picture. I think about her everyday and the kids pray for her everynight.

To my sweet baby Faith,

Always know that I have loved you from the moment I saw you. You have completed me and our family and we all can not wait for you to come home.

Love Mommy

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Who doesn't love jewelry

As I'm scanning the blogs I came across an artist that makes amazing pieces of Jewelry that represents adoption and Guatemala as well as other countries. I couldn't help but purchase a little something. She is also donating some of the proceeds to Chris and Lindsey Wheeler who are in the process of adopting a little girl from Guatemala

Saturday, February 2, 2008

New ADA post

Click to read:
NEW ADA post- Feb.2 re: CNA

Hopefully we will know something new on Monday

Friday, February 1, 2008

Fav Foto Friday

I had to post this one. This is my 22 month old son. He went pee pee on the potty for the first time. I wonder if reading Time magazine had anything to do with it!