Tuesday, January 31, 2006

She picked us!

She's thrilled about both of us, and feels it's a match made in Heaven.

We meet the birth mom on Thursday. WAAAAAAAY out on Long Island.

If all goes well, we'll bring her (the baby) home on Feb. 17; her 2 month old birthday.


OMG
OMG
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HOLY CRAP!

70 comments:

Bekah said...

Shelli--

i am about to cry. of course, I am crying all the time right now.

MAZEL TOV, MAZEL TOV, MAZEL TOV!!!

such wonderful news!

Jennifer said...

Mazel Tov Shelli. I've been hitting refresh all day waiting for the news. I'm so excited for you!

Kate said...

A thousand Mazel Tovs (unless there's a more auspicious number that you'd rather, in which case, that many)!!! :D

You two deserve this so very, very much!!! YAY!!!!!!

Erin said...

OMG!!! YAY!

Trista said...

YAY!!!!! I just got chills for you two!

Anonymous said...

I've been following your story on FF ( and afterwards) and am THRILLED that she picked you. I'll be wishing, hoping, and praying that this is the ONE we've been waiting for. Mazel Tov!

palepurple said...

OMG OMG OMG!!! I totally have CHILLS and am about to cry!!!!

I am so incredibly happy for you guys! SO incredibly happy!

Brooke said...

Been lurking & following & hoping & wishing & OMG that's just so...so...well, it's just FABULOUS!

cat said...

There's that number again... Three.

You and Narda and baby makes three.

Lighting candles... visualizing you all together and praying with all my heart that this is it and you three will all be united very soon.

((((((((HUGS)))))))))) to you and Narda.

Bebu said...

I am soo excited for you guys!! I hope that everything goes perfectly.

Congratulations!!!

Kris said...

Oh Shelli; I have been a follower of you since early FF days!!!! I am so happy for the two of you!!! You must continue to post details!!! Uh, your gonna be a MOM!!!! Congrats, Kris

Estelle said...

yes yes yes yes yes!! Jean just called to tell me!! YES!!!!

Congrats little baby on getting such wonderful mommies!

Julie said...

WOOOO HOOOO!!!!! Crying tears of joy for you both! OMG OMG OMG!!!

Jane of FF said...

OMG OMG the best news! Why so long? Why not now, tomorrow, or now!?!?!

Carrie said...

OMG is right!!! Congratulations!!!! Fingers crossed that Feb 17th is the happiest day of your lives. Really, this is just the most WONDERFUL news. Hooray!!!!

Jen said...

Weeping, weeping! I'm so glad this worked out. I will keep you all in my thoughts and heart every minute from now through Thursday. And I might start pooping too. Love ya, babe!

Shirky said...

congratulations!

Jean said...

WoooHoooo!!!!!!!!! I am so excited for the both of you. Can't wait to hear all about Thursday.

cari said...

OMG!!! I'm so happy for the two (well, three) of you! My heart actually stopped beating for a split second when I read the title for this post. Congratulations!

P.S. Can't wait to hear details. I hope you'll post pictures.

P.P.S. Yeah, why can't you get her now?

Mimi said...

Wow! What wonderful news!

M3 (Mary-Mia) said...

Whoa!!!!!! That is amazing news! Congratulations!!!!!! Can't wait to hear how the meeting goes. Wow.

Sara said...

Oh my goodness!!! That is fantastic news!!!! You two will be such great moms!!!

Carrie from FF said...

Shelli & Narda -

Congratulations!!!!

How incredibly exciting!

jenny said...

Wow I'm SO EXCITED for you guys!

That is just amazing!

Shelli said...

thanks everyone. I'm in my own little shock and awe...

Oreo said...

Congratulations! Hope all goes well for you.

Mo said...

I'm so excited for you! Can't wait to hear about your meeting on Thursday! Will you get to meet the baby too? See pictures?

Meg said...

Shelli and Narda - I'm a lurker and have followed your story. I am so happy for you and wish you all the best as your family grows.

Cait said...

I know we already called, but I just had to chime in and say HOLY SHIT THAT'S THE MOST FABULOUS NEWS!!!!!! I'm so glad this is working out and will keep dancing and crossing things and doing everything else within my power to convince the universe to keep everything going smoothly. Wow. So excited for you guys.

Julie said...

Shelli and Narda,

May the three of you have a most beautiful life together. Mazel Tov! This is truly a gift.

Congrats and YAY!!!!!

Julie

Anonymous said...

OH MY STARS

Arden Erin and I are just thrilled....

Dora

Anonymous said...

Congratulations! That is just wonderful. Can't wait to see photos!

Calliope said...

this is the best news EVER EVER EVER!!!!!!!!!
YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If my fat ass could do a cartwheel I would be doing them all over the house!
Woooo hooooooo!!!!!!
Congrats, Moms!!

sarahess said...

Mazel Tov!!!

I'm so thrilled and excited for you both! What wonderful, wonderful news.

Kristi said...

Mazel Tov! Mazel Tov! Mazel Tov! Wow! I'm so happy to hear this. Best wishes that everything goes QUICKLY!

ilyse (FF) said...

Shelli, OMG Congrats!!!! You guys are gonna be the bestest mommies!!!! You deserve this so much. Lots of luck to you both!!!

Just a trumpet player said...

Congratulations to the new moms !!! This is sooooo exiting !

K77 said...

Hooray!

Lorem ipsum said...

I'm crying for you.

Please
please
please
please
please
please
please
please
please
please
please
please
please
please
please
please let this be the one

Rachel L. said...

I congratulated you on FF --- just wanted to tell you again that I am so excited and happy for you and Narda!

Liz said...

OMG! That is so great! I do not have enough words and certainly not the right ones for this but WOWIE ZOWIE!!!

HOORAY!!!

afrindiemum said...

oh, mazel tov! i'm so so so happy for you all.

Care said...

Congratulations!!!!! Best news I've read all day.

Blondie said...

Wow, just wow! My heart just stopped when I read this. I'm so happy for you!

Congratulations, and best wishes for a very smooth transition!

J said...

I'm getting chills over and over and over and over and over and over again!!!! I'm tearing up, I could squeal, OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Brooke said...

congratufuckinglations!

--B&E

Julie said...

Crossing my fingers for you. Sending the very best luck your way :)

Sophia said...

i almost fell out of my chair when I read the news!

I am so happy for the three of you!!!

My offer to help with furniture still stands.

cath said...

OMG! I think I won't be able to type this for all the tears. I am so so so happy about the direction this is heading.Iam so happy for you ladies. Truly, you are blessed.

Much love -
Cath

Kincaid said...

Shelli! and Narda!!! We are so thrilled for you. What a blessing for both you and this baby. A girl! All the love in the world to you as you begin this new phase of your life. Tears of joy for you, Shelli.
Love, Kincaid and Julie

Jen said...

Soooooooooooooooo happy!!!! YAY!!!!!

Oh, this is so wonderful... and you actually have some time to adjust!! WOW.

CONGRATULATIONS, MOMS!!! Hooray!!!!!

I wish I had something coherent to say... I'm so absolutely happy for you. The wait is so awful, but gosh, it *really* is worth it.

Good luck with the birthmom meeting. Can't wait to hear all about it!

Christine said...

Ok, now I absolutely must delurk.

Holy crap is right. And congratulations! Mazel Tov! And all that good stuff!

Signed fondly,
A-reader-since-your-days-posting-on-that-board-that-must-not-be-named

starevelina said...

Holy crapola! Yayayayay! Congratulations! A million times over. I've been checking your blog like a madwoman for news, and I am so happy for you! Jumping up and down! Will definitely remember you and baby and birthmom at our UU service this Sunday. Congratulations again. And again and again and again. -Kate-

Dee said...

Oh my god! I was getting ready to sign off and remembered that I hadnt checked for an update.

Wow! Congrats!

Wow!

Anonymous said...

:) The best news I've heard all day! Yippee!!!!!

vixanne wigg said...

Oh yeah!!!! I just saw this!!! Eeeeeekkkkk!!!! That is so great. I am just thrilled for you guys. You must post many many many many pictures!!!!!

Anonymous said...

I have been following your blog since FF days and I just had to post and say how happy I am for you both! What wonderful news. You are going to have sooooo much fun being Mommies! Congrats!
Patty

Melissa (FF and CMoms) said...

Mazel Tov to both of you!!! I've been following your blog for some time now and I'm just so excited for both of you. that little girl is going to have wonderful mommies!

*stars* said...

I am so happy for the two of you!!! I will be checking every day, even from China, for updates!!!!

Sarah and BB said...

THAT IS WONDERFUL!!!!
OMG OMG!!
WOW!!

I am sooooo happy for you two!

Really FANTASTIC News!!

nismat said...

That's such fabulous news, and so well deserved after your long journey to become parents.
Congratulations!

bri said...

Wow! I am a little late chiming in but wanted to say Mazel Tov, as well! This is wonderful news. Holding you all in the light in hopes that things go smoothly from here. And I am still totally available to help with anything you need.

Kelly & Sam Pilgrim-Byrne said...

OH. MY. GOD. I don't check for a couple of days and look what happens!!

We're SOOOOOOOO excited for you!!!!

Told ya I had a good feeling about this one!!!!

MetalChick said...

Coming out of lurkdom to say how happy I am for you! Wonderful wonderful news!!!!!

margieinaz said...

Congratulations!!!!
I'm so very, very happy for you. You'll make such terrific parents. I hope the meeting goes well tomorrow with the BM!

Christy said...

SHELLI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I am crying as I read this, I have been following your blogger since we talked about the baby in MD, I am so happy for you! WOW, it's awesome! I am so glad that 2006 brings you guys a baby!

erinberry said...

Wow, congratulations!!!

rach said...

Soon I will be reading a parenting blog! Oh my gosh oh my gosh oh my gosh. How so very exciting. I am SO happy for you two!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Rach

M. said...

Your news made my day! I'm sooooo happy for you both. : )

Kwynne said...

Shelli and Narda, I am so so so so happy for you both. Much love to you and I can't wait to hear all about the little one!