Thursday, June 21, 2012


We should be getting our referral in the next couple of weeks. Apparently it takes about a week for the referral package to get from Beijing to our agency and then they hold onto it for a few days (up to a week) and translate all the information. If all goes well, we should be travelling at the end of August - give or take. :)

It's so hard to put into words, exactly what we're feeling right now.

It only took 69 months (2108 days). Wow, just wow.


Sherri said...

That's amazing! It's amazing that they never really got to any type of speed up with referrals. We were a month behind you on 8-8-06 and it took them 6 months to get to you.

I watched our agencies package leave and head to the states, a mystery person somehow gave me a tracking number and our package left Beijing on Dec 16th, arrived at our agency on the 19th and being they were closed, they got them on the 20th and we received our call that very evening..

I can't wait to see the little face of the baby girl you have been waiting so long for!

Mike, Terri and Ava said...

That is freaking amazing! I am sooo happy for you! Can hardly wait to see the pics of your daughter!

Tracy said...

Good for you for holding out! So excited for you! These next few weeks and months will be some of those most amazing of your life!

Trace7, RQ (waited 21 months, which seemed like an eternity - I cannot imagine 69!)

Research-China.Org said...

Congratulations on your imminent referral! When you have the basic information, come and visit us for even more. We have foster family contacts, orphanage photos, and the newspaper finding ad, which contains a photo months younger than the referral photos. We can answer all of your questions, and provide you with a lot of information on your child.

All the best!


a Tonggu Momma said...

Ah, I see everyone's friendly neighborhood salesman already stopped by. So excited for you - I feel like the wait has now officially ended for all of us long-termers.

Alyson and Ford said...

Congrats!!! What a long wait! (I thought ours was awful but yours was twice as long!).

Alyzabeth's Mommy