Okay – The Call!
Last weekend I was visiting my sister out west and was on my way to the airport Monday morning when my sister’s phone rang – she told me it was Kevin and I immediately thought that maybe he had news. He just started talking normal – asking how I was, etc. and I said, “Oh, I thought you were calling with news,” and he said, “I AM!” Well, then I didn’t believe it for a minute, but I realized he was telling me the truth and then started sobbing (my sister was in the front seat hitting her fiancé, saying, “Give me a Kleenex! She’s crying!"). But, since I was out west and had a full day of travel ahead of me, Kevin had decided to wait until Tuesday morning so that we could go in together.
I should back up here because obviously he received a call before I did… Erin (our social worker) had called Kevin that morning, but he was out of cell phone range so she had left him a message. He called her back, got her voice mail and left a message.
So, basically, we both spent the day separated but dreaming of our child and what we would learn at CHI the next day. I called him during my layovers (got delayed in
Okay – that’s all for now – tomorrow I’ll try to post about actually getting the referral. Here’s a sneak peak…