Monday, October 26, 2009

the early bird gets the worm....

Very early Sunday morning, I woke up and as always had to use the bathroom.....as I made my way I noticed my blackberry sitting on the bench so I grabbed it as I shuffled past. As I tried to focus I saw that the little red star was flashing on the "tmadopts" account....(this is an email account that I had to set up for the CanadaAdopts site).....my first thought was oh here we go some more spam....

As I opened it up though, I have to be honest, just like every other time.... I had a glimmer of hope, that it just might be something....well this time it was.........

We had received an email from a young women from our province who had seen our profile on the CanadaAdopts site....she said she was considering adoption and that we looked like a very nice happy couple and if we would like to contact here that would be great....she hadn't at that point talked to any agency or SW....she is 4 months along....

I was so calm after reading it....I actually couldn't believe myself......I immediately went into survival mode.....did not get excited, I very calmly and rationally thought now this doesn't' mean anything....it is just great that after all the YouTube, CanadaAdopts, Globe and Mail drama, what I always thought had come true.....this could really work having our profile online!!!
So I gently, quietly woke up T....haha YAH RIGHT I shook him until he woke up and showed him that email.....we chatted about it and decided to forward it on to our SW to see if she could advise us as to what our next step should be....

So we replied to the email mid morning Sunday and no we haven't heard anything....I have to say I am not surprised, but really all that matters at this point is.... we feel good about the fact that young women will turn to the Internet when faced with these challenges in life.....it has made me feel so much better about our decisions.....clearly I would love to hear from this potential BM and get to know her better and her get to know us and see if adoption is really the right choice for her and her family.....and who knows.....maybe we will hear from her...I can't even imagine the turmoil she is experiencing right now.....my heart goes out to her....
May everything turn out as it should for this young women and her loved ones.....

For me though, I am already grateful to her... just for that one simple email!
m :)

5 comments:

Melba said...

Wow, definitely an exciting moment...even if nothing more ends up coming from this. I hope she does decide to continue getting to know you though!

Good luck,

Melba

b_darling45241 said...

my fingers and toes are crossed!!
xoxoxoxo

Chelsea said...

ooooooo yayyy!!:)

BB said...

Wow. That is definitely a turn in the right direction! These types of situations ALWAYS filled me with hope about adoption, even if they didn't work out.

I am impressed with your attitute! Way to stay calm and positive!

I'll be crossing my fingers for you.

loveyoualready said...

OMG please tell me somewhere deep inside you were SO freaking out!! That is AMAZING! The fact that someone reached out to you that way is an incredible thing. I too am crossing everything for you!!