Monday, December 12, 2005

What we've done so far!

Just thought I would post what has been completed so far. Here is a timeline for you all to view.

  • October 12, 2005 - Sara's Laparoscopy for diagnostic infertility testing
  • October 14, 2005 - Consultation with the doctor about the laparoscopy revealed Tubal Disease
  • October 18, 2005 - We decided to adopt!
  • October 21, 2005 - Called local adoption agent and scheduled our first appointment
  • October 30, 2005 - First of Four home study meetings with adoption agent
  • November 5, 2005 - FedEx'd International Agency our contract and application
  • November 8, 2005 - International Agency approved our application and mailed us our China Paperwork for our Dossier
  • November 9, 2005 - Second home study meeting with adoption agent
  • November 13, 2005 - Adoption agent calls about a one-year-old boy "Luke" locally that needs a home.
  • November 14, 2005 - "Luke's" mom signed over her rights
  • November 15, 2005 - Home visit for home study with adoption agent
  • November 17, 2005 - We took our CPR class so we could take custody of the little boy "Luke"
  • November 17, 2005 - "Luke's" dad signed over his rights
  • November 17, 2005 - We took custody of "Luke" that night and fell in love with him instantly
  • November 18, 2005 - Final visit with adoption agent to complete home study
  • November 18, 2005 - Our China paperwork arrives from the international agency
  • November 21, 2005 - Adoption agent called and said "Luke's" mom wants him back. . . Back to China (after much heartbreak)
  • December 7, 2005 - Fed Ex'd US Immigration Office(USCIS) our I-600A (Application for Advanced Process of Orphan Petition)
  • December 10, 2005 - Received receipt from USCIS confirming arrival of our I-600A

I will blog everything else in our timeline from here out!

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I can only imagine!
Keep your prayers going, and I will too! There is a reason Luke couldn't stay - and it just might be Maia needs you more!
Love toyou
Deb J