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Monday, July 17, 2006

So great

Well, we are back from vacation. It was so beautiful, and so wonderful. Total relaxation is a good word to describe it. Fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and hanging out with those you love it what I call a good vacation!

I realized today that we are just 9 days from adoption orientation. Then the process is started! I'm so excited and nervous...I'm ready for it to be the 26th!

Also, I am only 2 weeks from my surgery. I'm a little nervous, but hoping that that will make my lovely periods more bearable. We'll see. I'm trying not to think about it too much. I'm a worryier, so if I think about it too much, I'll make myself sick!

I'm having some random thoughts/fears about adoption. Mainly I'm worried that my maternal instincts won't kick in and I won't know what to do. I worry that all that happens during pregnancy, and without that, I won't be ready for sleepless nights, knowing what the baby wants, being able to comfort the baby, etc. Am I totally irrational? Does a birth parent worry about all this?

3 comments:

Sandra said...

I have those exact same thoughts about being a mommy. I only hope that munchkin will be patient while I learn lol

Ann said...

I'm sure that once you have baby in your arms, those instincts will kick right in...I hope. Dh and I have said that we've waited and worked so hard to get our baby that once we get him/her we'll probably be asking "now what do we do with it" :0)

InDueTime said...

Jodi, just waiting to hear how the the meeting went. Hugs.