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dimples76 Wed 03-Dec-14 18:37:20

Wow, what a day!

Yesterday my soon to be son's SW called to say that she couldn't make panel (she was double booked) and then this morning at 9am I got a call from SS to say that my SW couldn't make it either due to an injury.

I thought it was all doomed and that it was sure to be deferred but it wasn't and they said yes!

Hopefully meeting him on Monday - excited and terrified in equal measure!

Zephyroux Wed 03-Dec-14 18:43:08

Congratulations! What fantastic news!!!!

longestlurkerever Wed 03-Dec-14 18:45:42

Lovely news! Congratulations OP!

gymmommy Wed 03-Dec-14 22:05:10

Wow that's a rollercoaster day. Congrats Dimples! Good luck for Monday smile

Italiangreyhound Wed 03-Dec-14 22:43:43

Dimples wow, fab thanks grin wink thanks smile thanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smilethanks grin wink thanks smile

evelynj Wed 03-Dec-14 22:44:45

How lovely, congratulations smile)

LastingLight Thu 04-Dec-14 06:42:05

Exciting, congratulations!

FamiliesShareGerms Thu 04-Dec-14 07:10:36

Ooohh! How exciting!!! How old is he - have you got a manic weekend of buying stuff ahead?

meandjulio Thu 04-Dec-14 07:16:57

flowers Congratulations

Kewcumber Thu 04-Dec-14 09:24:12

Congratulations. That terror/excitement combo is odd isn't it!

RhinosAreFatUnicorns Thu 04-Dec-14 10:45:35

Congratulations - eeeek! flowers

Mama1980 Thu 04-Dec-14 12:23:33

Huge congratulations thanks

Whatutalkinboutwillis Thu 04-Dec-14 13:38:19

Fantastic news xx

GirlsWhoWearGlasses Thu 04-Dec-14 19:14:35

Congratulations! What wonderful news grin grin grin

MyPreciousRing Fri 05-Dec-14 19:39:02

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dimples76 Sun 07-Dec-14 20:50:35

Kewcumber, the fear/excitement is off the richter scale now at the thought of meeting him tomorrow! As an overeater I am glad to have found an emotional state where I actually don't want to eat. I went out for lunch today with my Gran which was lovely and she said afterwards that she'd like to see LO's room. Turns out it was all a ruse - there were about 30 friends, family and neighbours waiting to party. Not exactly how I'd have chosen to spend the day but actually it was great and I felt v loved and supported so I guess it was what I needed.

Velvet1973 Sun 07-Dec-14 21:35:29

Ah dimples how wonderful. I have to confess I'm feeling a little deflated by the lack of celebration and keep comparing what it would be like if I were pregnant. I guess my friends and family have the excuse that we won't know until Tuesday if things are going ahead then if so intros on Thursday so no time.

Kewcumber Sun 07-Dec-14 21:39:47

dimples - I lost quite a bit of wait from matching to placement (which in my case was about 2 months!)

Yes be glad about the party, its a nice gesture. Quite often in adoption there isn;t a clear point at which an outsider can arrange such a thing - things proceed so slowly then theres a flurry of activity nd then its too late... very rarely can you catch the sweet spot of being fairly certain but before you are too busy/exhausted.

Kewcumber Sun 07-Dec-14 21:40:13

bit of WAIT?! weight

ck72 Mon 08-Dec-14 16:50:35

Congrats! That's fabulous news!

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