Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Home Safe and Sound!

Just wanted to let you all know that we are home safe and sound and enjoying our new family! It's a new normal around here! Still a bit jet lagged and trying to catch up on some much needed sleep!
Our flight arrived almost two hours late into DC which put us WAY behind! The travel agent only gave us two hours and 30 minutes to make our connection and to make a long story short, we missed our flight b/c it LEFT EARLY!!! We raced through immigration, baggage claim, customs, rechecked our baggage, got our boarding passes, took the shuttle to another concourse, and when we got to the gate, the plane was gone! Mark got in the customer service line of about 50 people and I went to the front of the line and caught the eye of an attendant and told her that we were at the gate before the plane was scheduled to take off and she needed to fix the problem immediately, she put us on the next flight out which was at 12:40!
We had a wonderful flight into Orlando, Myli slept the entire time and so did I!
I will post pics of our sweet homecoming party which consisted of the Farley family and our children! It was so sweet to see familiar smiling faces! They had posters to welcome Myli home and she took very well to everyone!
Thanks again for all of your prayers! Myli is doing a little better. We took her to our pediatrician on Monday and she still has double ear infections and a sinus infection that the meds in ET just didn't take care of so we are starting on new antibiotics and we are confident that she will be healthy in no time!
We are sooooo happy to be home but most definately have left a HUGE piece of our hearts in Ethiopia!
Love to you all!

5 comments:

Caleb and Becca's Ethiopia Adoption said...

Welcome home friends!!! So happy your last flight was restful...can't wait to see pics, but take your time getting adjusted and over the jet lag :-)

Billie said...

Congratulations! You have a gorgeous family! We 3 bio kiddos and are in process for our 1st adoption from Taiwan!

Congrats again!
Billie
www.thepassionatejourneytoone.blogspot.com

Annie said...

I'm glad you made it home safely! Myliah looks like such a cutie. I hope the new meds have her healthy agian in no time. Looking forward to pics from home!

Ann said...

Wow...Welcome home..she's beautiful!!

Tisra said...

Congratulations!

Tisra
adopting from Taiwan, waiting for referral (04/2007)
http://lifetrain.blogspot.com

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