Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Tears

I broke down last evening, and texted our social worker.  She is the social worker that has been dealing with our birth mom since July when she contacted the agency, but also the one that did our home study.

We knew the BM was meeting with the BF yesterday afternoon and they would make a decision together.  I texted about 5pm, and asked since she she knew both of them, if she had any idea how quick they might make a decision, and if she couldn't tell us, then I understood, we were both just a little nerve racked.

She was doing things that evening, so about 5 hours later she responded that she "knew the wait was excruciating, but she doesn't have the prerogative to share anything.  The domestic supervisor will contact you tomorrow but let me encourage you to rest int he knowledge that all with be as God has planned, and His plans are always good! Love to you both"

I responded that I understood... and I'm grateful for having such a godly husband who reminds me of that when I forget.  Another friend told me that God will teach me patience one way or another.

Her last text last night read "LOL He's right.  God is simply saying "Trust me Jennifer"  Good Night.  I'm sure we'll talk tomorrow".

Tomorrow? Why would we talk tomorrow?!?  I tried to wake Travis up, but he was to out of it to make a difference.  I read him the conversation and he said it didn't seem cryptic to him, and I couldn't read into it.

I'm subbing at a school that I was at the first nine weeks (and had to take days off for home studies and doctors appointments).  I told my principal I would have my phone on, and would be answering phone calls.

Travis called me about 9:45, and all he said was "It's your fault".

I had instant panic that we had been kicked out of the program or something because I texted the case worker.... fear struck me.

He then said "It's your fault we'll have a baby in a month.  Because you are adopted, and a Green Bay Packer fan. The birth mom's mother is a Packers fan too. Because of you we will be bringing home a little boy in January."

Seriously tears.  All the kids looked at me, and the student teacher quickly explained that they were happy tears.  I excused myself and stepped outside the classroom where he told me more things, but I honestly don't remember much.

A baby boy.

Is matched with us.

Could it be?  Really?

And the tears have kept flowing!

38 comments:

  1. That's wonderful news! I'm crying happy tears with you! Congrats!!!

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  2. CONGRATULATIONS Jenn.... I am so happy for you guys!!!! :) J

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  3. Wow wow!! Wonderful news! Many many congratulations

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  4. OMG - I am so very happy for you! This post made me tear up too :). You and Travis rock! Those birth parents definitely made the right decision for your precious boy - I am proud of them!

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  5. I'm sitting at my desk crying...such wonderful news! Congratulations!!!!!

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  6. I can't believe it! I have goosebumps reading this. Congratulations, dear. Yes, it's really happening.

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  7. Oh my goodness...I just got so emotional reading this. I am so happy for you. Your head must be spinning! Congratulations!!

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  8. OH MY!!

    With the title "tears" i expected something totally different!

    CONGRATS! this is so amazing.

    I don't even know you.
    Yet, I have tears, too.
    Sooooo happy for you.

    and a boy...a BOY!

    This is sooo amazing.
    GOD BLESS YOU GUYS!

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  9. From one Packer fan to another - Congrats! I'm so very happy for you! What wonderful news to get today. :) And a baby boy to boot. Perfection.

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  10. OH my gosh!!! I LOVE THIS!!! Awesome! I'm sooooooo happy for you! What an incredible day. Enjoy every waking minute!!!

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  11. I am so incredibly happy for you! Congratulations!! What amazing news!!

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  12. I have been following your story and have been praying for you! I am crying tears of joy for you and for your husband! Congratulations! This is amazing news!
    GOD IS GOOD!

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  13. Congratulations!! I'm so very happy for you!!!

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  14. From my comment on the sub job post in August: the "reason" is that there is a baby/child out there who is _meant_ to be with you and that the job, the timing of all your paperwork approvals and so on and so forth is just leading you to _that_ child. And I can't wait for you to meet him or her (or them?) and become the great mom you are so obviously meant to be!

    Can I say I told you so as I wipe away happy tears?

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  15. Oh goodness, I am so, SO happy for your guys..A baby boy!! I am crying happy tears for you..Can't wait to hear more!! Congratulations!!

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  16. Wow, this is fabulous news. A little boy couldn't be more perfect and a birth mom with the sense to choose you! Do you have any idea when your little boy wil be born? Congrats, hugs and love to you and Travis. It won't be long until your little boy is in your arms!

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  17. Yay!!!! So happy for you! Praise God!!!

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  18. Oh, I am so glad this story had a happy ending. Congrats!

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  19. WOW WOW WOW!!!! That is so wonderful, and your story was really keeping me on my toes!!!!! I'm so happy for you that you and hubby were chosen as birth parents! You are officially paper pregnant! How thrilling! I cannot wait to continue following this new exciting journey of yours!!! xoxo

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  20. I'm crying tears of joy for you!!! AMAZING!!! God is good!

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  21. Tears here too. Oh Jen. *hugs* *hugs* *hugs*

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  22. Alhumdullilah! Praise be to God! Congrats! I can't begin to tell you how happy I am for you!

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  23. Reading this gave me tears! So beyond happy for you!!

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  24. Oh, WOW!!! Congratulations!!!!!! I am so happy for you!!!

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  25. Congratulations! Also I think its awesome that the Packers are bringing you and your son together :)

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  26. Wow! This is amazing, babe! Congratulations!

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  27. I have the chills. I don't even know you and I am so happy for you! Congratulations!

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  28. That is brilliant. You must be over the moon.

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  29. So happy for you!! What wonderful news!!!

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  30. Awww! Thanks for sharing this with us. Wishing the rest of the story goes well, too.

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  31. Here from LFCA. Congratulations! Such a happy post :) We just started the open adoption process and it made my heart do a little happy dance to read such good news! Wishing your family all the best....

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  32. Oh I am so thrilled for you both!!!!!

    Such wonderful news!!

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  33. Congratulations! That is awesome. Go Packers!
    We just adopted a little baby boy. Boys are the best.
    And in a month. Oh my, that is so awesome.

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