Or maybe...

... I'll throw a different type of party. Like a referral party perhaps?! What a difference a day makes.

Yesterday we joyfully accepted the referral of a baby boy!

This process has had so many zigs and zags, that it should come as no surprise that even with our referral, it didn't go anything like we thought it would. I never expected that for over a week I'd have to keep this child of mine a secret. I'd never thought I'd have to temper my excitement just in case. [To those of you who have had to wait and be secretive for so much longer... bless you. You are much stronger than I am.] I never thought that I'd start looking at days and weeks as hours and minutes.

And I never, ever thought that we would be matched with a child so perfect for this family. [Does everyone say that?!]

I'll be posting more soon under password-protected posts. (If you have the old password, it will be changing and I will be sending it via email... let me know if you don't get it by the time a PW post goes up. If you weren't reading last year, either comment or send me an email at blogging[at]12450miles[dot]com and I'll send it to you.)

I still owe lots of people emails... but I think, or so I hope, I have a pretty good excuse. Bear with me... I'm getting there.

For now...

Suddenly I see why the hell it means so much to me.