Tuesday, May 17, 2011


Adoption update:
I'm excited to hear/read about the families traveling to meet their kiddo's and bringing them home, seems like a pretty steady stream of referrals recently. I haven't heard about too many approval's in the past couple weeks but that doesn't mean they aren't going out. We wrote the Ministry personally about our case last week and they stated they were working on files up to #110. I know that Jean Marie, the lady that was heading up all the adoption work, resigned recently which was a bummer to hear. She was wonderful and cared so much about the kiddo's, but it's awesome that she will be able to spend more time with her family. The 2 ladies that are now processing everything are also wonderful, just unfortunate that there is one less to help out. We want all the kiddo's to be meeting their families and going home as soon as possible! :-}

Surgery update:
Everything went well. The pain was intense for about 24 hours. I have stitches in my eyeball, interesting. The surgery has left me with residual double vision which should subside in the next few weeks. I can do most things without my eye patch which is nice (can't work or drive without it). However, in the last 5-7 days I have noticed the movement coming back. It's not as bad as it was before but it's still there. The surgery was to remove the superior & inferior oblique muscles off my eye. If she left any of the superior oblique muscle fibers on my eye then I would still have movement. She said she checked multiple times, guess there's still some there. Not sure what that means yet, I guess I will find out at my next f/u appt in June. If it's another surgery then it's another surgery. Ugh. My upper eyelid is slightly droopy also, another side effect from the surgery. 

So those are the updates!