Wednesday, December 31, 2008
Today is the last day of 2008 and the beginning of a wonderful year. Looking back on 2008 brings me to the begining of our Adoption Journey, our decision making, our announcements, our home study, our long line of paper work, our PRIDE training, our completed dossier, our provincial approval and the landing of our dossier in Ethiopia, which lead us to be officially "expecting". This last year went by so fast, I can't believe we will be 2009 tomorrow, the year we become parents, how amazing is that to say. I realize the year ahead will be full of ups and downs and roller coaster rides, but being blessed with the support and encouragement of family and friends will get us through it. There are many things to decide in the coming weeks, as to the work situation, but we have decided to take this year one day at a time and enjoy every moment, whether we want to or not. We look forward to the coming year, and what it will bring us. New friends, new family members, new adventures. What more can we ask for?
We wish you all a great evening, ringing in the new year with your loved ones. Unfortunately, Chris and I won't get to be together as he will be sleeping (must get up for work at 5am) and I will be partying with family. However he will be with me in spirit, and a new years celebration we will have when he is off.
We look forward to following many other journeys throughout the year.
We thank you all for the encouragement and support in 2008 and wish you all a wonderful 2009, Cheers to all. Natalie and Chris