Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Where is any good news from China?

I'm feeling a bit down about our wait for Mia.  Referrals have not picked up since the Olympics, the total numbers for adoptions over the year is the lowest its been in years and we just passed 2 years waiting with no end in sight.  The last batch only covered 2 days and March '06 (the month they are entering for referrals) is one of the biggest months there has been.  It could take most if not all of 2009 just to get through the month.  We could be waiting another 2-3 years.  I never imagined this is what the wait would be.  Ugh.

Thursday, November 13, 2008


I just realized the long delay in posting - I've been so busy!  At the same time, I'm almost ignoring "the wait" for Mia.  There has been no good indication from recent referral batches that there will be any speed up in referrals.  In fact, the last batch was only 2 days - a low point also seen in April 2007.  So many have thought the slow down was associated with the Olympics but maybe once again that thought was wrong.  We have made progress 2+ years into our wait for Mia but looking at another 2 or longer years of waiting.  Ugh.  But we have Zane and we are so very blessed with him in our lives - he is the center of our life!