Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Do you believe in miracles?

WE DO!!!!!!!!
After 195 days in PGN, we are finally APPROVED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ADIOS PGN!!! WE ARE OUTTA OF THERE!!! We can't believe it!! It is FINALLY our turn!!! Oh my gosh. We are still in disbelief. Shock. And, most importantly, unbelievably happy and overjoyed!!


OUR LITTLE PEA IS COMING HOME!!!!


So, now we have so much to do!! I AM SO EXCITED!!!!! At this point, it will be approximately 5-7 weeks before we can bring Eli home. I will outline those steps in another post. We are planning on heading to Guatemala in about 2 weeks and waiting for our embassy appointment while bonding as a family of three in Antigua. I can't believe that we never have to say goodbye again! The next time I hold my sweet boy...it will be FOREVER!! Oh wow. We will be having a HUGE birthday and OUT celebration on Friday!!!!!!!!!


So, what does Eli think of this news??????



Mommy and daddy are coming, sweet boy.

32 comments:

  1. YIPPPEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. YAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    We are SO excited for you guys!!!!!!
    Good news always follows a good cry!
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!
    COME ON HOME,ELI!!!!

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  3. Ohmygosh - Iread so fast, I missed the ANTIGUA part!
    Holy cow!!! That is awesome!!
    TWO weeks!!! Ohmygosh!!!

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  4. I am still smiling ear-to-ear from our phone call this afternoon!!! And now you can add giant tears of JOY! We are so happy for you ALL!!! You are so deserving of all the happiness you are feeling tonight... hold onto that... you have earned it! We love your sweet family and could not be happier for this long overdue amazing celebration!!! YAHOO!! YIPPIE!! Adios PGN!!!!!!! Eli is coming home! ((((HUGS)))))

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  5. Dear Eli,
    You just keep clapping!! Your Mama and Daddy are packing their bags and getting ready to come to you... and they are not going to say "goodbye" this time!!! Hooray!
    I think I will work on my clapping so I can celebrate with you!
    Love, Lucy

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  6. Yea, Eli!!! We are celebrating with you! Mommy and Daddy are coming to get you!!! Happy Birthday!!
    Steph and Jason, Only 2 more weeks and he's in your arms FOREVER!!! No more goodbyes;0) Hope you all are celebrating big tonight. Lots of hugs!!!

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  7. I am so happy for you guys! YAHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
    Eli is coming HOME!Congratulations and go ahead and Celebrate! What a wonderful day for you.

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  8. YAY!! Yipee!!! Woooo hooooo!!! I am filled with so much excitement right now!!! Yesterday I was about to cry, thinking about the birthday party without Eli, but now it will be the biggest celebration filled with joy!! YAY!!!!!!! ELI is coming HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! God is good!!

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  9. Only happy tears from here.

    Let the countdown begin to holding Eli forever and ever and ever!!! I think that hearing about you getting out brought more emotion than when we got out. You so deserve your turn. You have waited in line long enough.

    Now, Eli that clapping is good, but we need some screams boy!!! I think that you need to just hang tight the next couple of weeks. No funny stuff like walking or anything........save that for your Mommy and Daddy. They have missed so much they deserve that!!

    Your time in Antigua will be so special. This time you can relax and soak it in. Good-bye will not be in your vocabulary.

    Tears of happiness.

    I expect celebration pictures. WAHOOOOOOOOOOOOO

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  10. So happy for you guys! Two weeks, how great is that!!!!

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  11. CONGRATULATIONS! I hadn't visited your page in quite a while so yesterday stopped by for a visit to see how things were going. My computer displayed your news from yesterday "first" so I got a really nice surprise when I read your new WONDERFUL news! I have been thinking of you alot lately and felt your frustrations. Today is day 1 waiting for our PA. We haven't even had family court yet. I look forward to hearing that Eli is home! We will be in Guatemala for a visit May 19th-25th. God Bless!

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  12. YAHOOOOOOO!! Little Pea is coming HOME!!!!CONGRATULATIONS!!!! I am so excited for you. It's REALLY happening!!!

    Love,
    Stacy

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  13. Congratulations!!! I am very happy for you both! No more goodbyes and finally holding your baby boy in your arms forever! I wish you could see my tears of joy for you all! I'm so happy for you!

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  14. As Beth said, you guys are so deserving! Words can't express how happy and excited I am for you. You have waited so long for this moment and I know you will treasure your time in Antigua.

    Congratulations again! I know Friday will be a wonderful celebration for your family!!!

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  15. Yea Stephanie and Jason!!!!!

    I am so so so so so so happy for you guys. I got all warm inside when you said you never have to say goodbye again!!!!!!!

    Congratulations!!!!!!

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  16. Rejoicing with you today! Finally, you are legally his parents, and soon, you will be a family with all of the benefits!

    Congratulations--can't wait to see birthday pictures!

    Sabrina
    aprayerforyou.blogspot.com

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  17. Congratulations! I have been reading your blog for some time now. I am currently in PGN (2/29 resubmit) and have been watching to see when you would get out. YEAH!!

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  18. Oh guys, I am sooooo happy for you. Congratulations!!!

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  19. What a great post to read first off this morning. Congrats guys. Here's to a speedy pink.

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  20. HOORAY!!!!!!!! This was amazing news to wake up to this morning! We are so happy for you and so relieved that you are finally out of PGN and on your way to bringing Eli home for good! Couldn't be more excited for you and can't wait to hear all the details!

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  21. What a joyous day! Praise be to God! Eli is so blessed to have such wonderful parents and his parents are so blessed to have him!! We can not wait to meet our sweet little Eli!

    WE LOVE YOU ELI!

    Uncle Todd, Aunt Shelly, and your three anxious cousins!!!!!!!!!

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  22. AHHHH!!!! Yeah!!! Congratulations! I am so happy and excited for you guys!

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  23. HOORAY!! This is fantastic, amazing news. I'm so happy for you guys. I can't wait to meet Eli.

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  24. Congratulations!!!!!
    What awesome news!!!!

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  25. Awesome, We can't wait to meet him!

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  26. Congratulations! I've been following your blog for a while now (found the link through Nicole and Dominic's site). I was so happy to see the picture of you guys announcing you are OUT!

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  27. What an awesome 1st birthday present! Swwwweeetttt!

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  28. I am OVERJOYED for you guys...couldn't be happier!!!!!! Have fun preparing - the time goes by very quickly!!!!!
    Jen :]

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  29. YEAH!!!!!I am so, so excited for y'all....and sweet Eli!!!! HE IS COMING HOME!!! I'm jumping up and down for you.

    Blessings,
    Lindsey

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  30. YYEEAAHH - I love your smile in that picture - go get that sweet baby boy! You're almost done!

    Peace and Hugs,
    Becca

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  31. Congrats from John and Brooke Zerbe. We have been reading and following your adoption. We know the struggle you went through, but all of it is definitely worth it. May God continue to bless your beautiful family!

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  32. WOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOO! I am so happy for you! Eli, your mommy and daddy are coming for you soon!

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