Greetings!

We designed this site in order to keep in touch with friends and family who are far away and in order to communicate with other adoptive families from around the world.

When we first started researching this wonderful way to become a family we read everything we could get our hands on. Even though there are a lot of great books out there, nothing was as informative or touching as the blogs we found by adoptees, biological parents, and adoptive families. So we are writing this blog now in hopes of returning the favor. We hope that if you are dear to us you will enjoy keeping up with our adventures. If you are someone out there involved in a part of the adoption triad we hope you will find information and comfort here and provide us with some of your own!

If you would like to get in touch with us we can be reached at: becomingafamily@gmail.com
Feel free to stop by anytime. We're happy to share our family story.

Take care,
Brian and Rosemary

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Where have I been?

OK, this post is going to be brief because I am writing it illegally from the lobby of a very nice hotel with a business center. I am not staying at this very nice hotel. I am staying a rather dodgy hotel with no business center. The desk attendant at this hotel keeps eyeing me suspiciously so I'm going to make it fast.

I am finally in Va. However, I am not in our house. I also do not have any of our possesions or my husband. They will arrive this afternoon in a moving van from New York along with our heavily medicated cat. I am leaving to pick up my wonderful helpful parents at the airport in a few minutes. We are so grateful that they are staying for a few days to help us get all moved in!

So where have I been for the past 2 weeks? Well, mostly consumed with packing our house in NYC but also just unavailable via internet because we got our cable wifi turned off too early and now it would appear rather unluckily that it is the only utility we are having trouble getting turned on here in VA so we will continue to be without internet for several more days. Yes, I am in serious withdrawals!! And can you even believe this happened to me during June referrals? Girls, if you get a referral please leave me a comment and tell me because at least that will show up on my blackberry and then I will know!! Terri, that means you!

I also have to tell you guys this last piece of news because I swear to God you're never going to believe it. You want to know the definition of irony? I had to go to Florida to pick up the car we bought and do sme work at our main office. Then my best friend drove me to VA from there because I have epilepsy and am not allowed to drive long distances. As soon, as we pulled into the hotel here in VA she suffered a massive grand mal seizure and we spent the first 12 hours we were here in the emergency room. It has been a very trying and stressful week! Please pray for my best friend's health, diagnosis and medical care! She is in my thoughts at all times right now.

Love to all,
Roses

8 comments:

Ellie said...

Oh my word, Rosemary!!! What a time you've had! So glad you made it safely. So thankful that your friend didn't suffer her seizure while on the road. Wow!

Where in VA did you move to? My hubby loves Virginia!!! He'll be envious!

Have fun settling into your new place! I always love that part!

a Tonggu Momma said...

My sister also has epileptic seizures, although only when she's going through massive hormonal changes (for example, pregnancy). Praying for your friend's health!

Jessica said...

That's quite the farewell from NY and introduction you had to VA. You poor thing! Hopefully all is under control soon. (And best wishes to your friend.)

Yoli said...

Oh girl I am sooo sorry! I do hope you and your friend find yourselves on the mend. Moving is stressful and having your friend suffer a massive seizure must have pushed the stress level to the breaking point. SEnding you healing thoughts and thinking of you. Hope you are able to settle in quickly and rest.

Mireille said...

Oh, I am so sorry to hear about your best friend Rosemary!! I hope she is better soon! And good luck with the unpacking and getting your new home organised. Can't wait till you are back online again and we can read more of your adventures in your new surroundings! And I also hope that we can meet each other next month in NYC!!

Chris, Terri, Matt and Mark said...

Hey I promised I'd let you know! We got a referral. YAY!!! She's a healthy 6 month old tiny girl! And just beautiful. I haven't had a chance to update the blog and facebook yet but I will today.

Jen and Jeff said...

Wow that is awful about your friend! So hope she is okay and thank God you both made it there safe and sound. Prayers that she recovers quickly!

Secondly, we sure have missed you and your witty posts. Too funny about sneaking into the hotel to use their business center! Naughty girl! LOL, I would have done the same! :-)

Megan said...

Wow, Rosemary, it sure has been a busy few weeks for you! I hope you and your friend are doing well. The unpacking part is definitely more fun than the packing! I look forward to an update.
Blessings~