I am still refusing to give any details of our future child publically on this blog, partly because it is forbidden by the Ethiopian authorities and partly respecting the fact that this child is not yet ours. Our child is still a ward of the Ethiopian state and as such I cannot make decisions about whether or not to put their image or details on the internet.
But I can say that our future child is PERFECT. He/she managed to completely capture my heart while we were in Ethiopia and there is an empty space there waiting until we can meet again. I gaze at photographs we took of our future child daily and ache to see him/her again. It is so hard to be seperated from a child that my heart says is already MY CHILD, but bureaucracy says is not yet my child. Every email from others who are in Addis Ababa at the moment is both a comfort and a torment.
Stay well little one. Don't forget me. I would never have left you if I didn't have to and I'll be back as soon as I can.
Lots and lots of love