Until recently, reaching the eight month mark would mean HUGE referral news very soon. But, the big news these days is really nothing new at all...more delays. We are now looking at 11-12 months for our referral. This will give us a late spring/early summer referral, which means that we will likely not make it through court before it closes in August (until October), which also means that we will not be traveling until 2010. OMG, that is soooooo scary to think about right now.
I NEED to think about other things. Things that are more concrete and more fun. So, over the next few months these are the days I will be counting down to:
March 5: My 35 birthday - yikes!
April 9: New Kids on the Block concert...and I can hardly wait to see my dreamy teen crushes again - "oh oh oh oh oh, just hangin' tough" - oh yah, you know what I'm talkin' about.
May 15: Chad and I will celebrate our 10 year wedding anniversary - double yikes! Big plans for that, massage in the afternoon, dinner in the evening, hotel that night, and fancy brunch the next morning...
June 21: Manitoba Marathon. I have started training for the FULL marathon (26 miles). I have ran a few 1/2 marathons, but never the dreaded full - hopefully my knees cooperate. I told myself a long time ago that in my lifetime I would run a full marathon at least once. And this year IS the year. Can't think of a better distraction then that.
June 28: Sara turns 5-years-old - my baby girl starts kindergarten in the fall (not so baby anymore) - triple yikes!
That is as far as I am going, because after the last date we are past our 1 year waiting mark - I just can't go beyond that yet.