My Hands Are Tied.

We’re totally stuck.  Immigration isn’t moving AT ALL on Poppy’s paperwork, it’s still stuck in some sort of mailroom limbo.  We’re assured it will be approved as soon as it does make it to her desk, but no one can tell me quite when that will be. In the interim, our adoption agency got an […]

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No News.

I don’t have any updates on Poppy.  The U.S. is now dragging its heels a little.  Our paperwork was received at the ‘lockbox’ (basically a giant mail holding tank) at U.S. Immigration (now called USCIS) last Friday, so, five ‘business’ days ago.  Apparently, it takes 10-14 BUSINESS days to get from that lockbox to our […]

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The Road Uncharted.

Mountains are moving for our girl!  Can I throw up a Hallelujah?!?  Because I feel like we deserve it. On Sunday night, I received an email saying that our dossier was showing up as ‘Reviewed’ in China’s tracking system for adoption paperwork.  Holy Moses!  That means that between 7/31/14 when it was logged in to […]

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The Whirlwind of Last Week.

In the last week, we’ve had quite the adoption roller coaster.  First, Poppy’s foster home was going to rush her to surgery.  Sad.  She’s going to have her eye removed, and we’re not there.  Then, we found out we weren’t going to be able to get any details on the surgical technique being used, where […]

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When You’re Ready to Give Up.

A couple of months ago, we got word through a third party that Poppy needed to have her eye removed.  She was in terrible pain and her eye tumor was growing rapidly.  Then…nothing.  I got picture updates and she looked better.  Through their Facebook page, I could see that the foster home Poppy currently lives […]

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