Today was crazy: Mary went for surgery at 4am, and didn’t get out until nearly 2pm.
We got her settled and home and I went back to work and lost time doing notes. We had to rush to DHS, with only minutes to spare, to sign the final adoption papers! We barely made it! Poor sweet Mary. Now it’s all done, she’s adopted, just like that, and we should have a court date to finalize in a few weeks. I can’t believe it!
We got the house as decent as we could, the van loaded with our backpacks and food, and headed off for the next surgery – from one to the other.
Mary slept the whole way, of course, and we didn’t get very far with such a late start. I had to finish work, though, and Nathan did, too, and we wanted to be sure Mary was doing well enough. Just getting on the road is the hard part, though, so at least we got a start.
Each stop is literally next door to a hospital, just in case for either girl, and we are checking in to report sats as we go.
Otherwise, it would almost seem like a normal vacation!
We even brought our travel backpack full of Lincoln logs!
We had snacks in the car, so a late dinner worked for us. We had spaghetti we made at home from our jars of tomatoes and peppers, with mushroom noodles. The kids thought it was hilarious to have a spaghetti picnic out of cups!
I don’t know why her cabbage patch doll is dressed in a skunk costume!
Mary just slept, of course, and now it is finally my turn!