Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Here Comes Mary Isabela!!!

We got the incredible news today... on March 11 we are to be at the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala for sweet Izzie's Visa appointment. One day later, we'll have her U.S. Visa. We're flying to Guatemala City on March 9, and will return on March 16.
On March 16, 2008, Mary Isabela Bacheldor will become a U.S. citizen, and be with her forever family. We are so excited. Beyond words. I will write more in the next few days; plans about our trip, thoughts for Izzie's foster family and for her birthmother. And my promise to this sweet baby girl, my daughter.
For now I leave you with this photo: Mary Isabela's mommy and brother toasting her sweetness. We love you Izzie!!!


Madelyn's Mommy said...

And I had just commented yesterday about how it was time for PINK!!! I am happy for you! I can't wait to see those pics!!!


Lea said...

Woo Hoo! I am so happy for your family! Have fun planning your trip and I can't wait to hear all about it.

nora said...

Yea yea yea! I am so glad for you guys! Can't wait to hear about your trip and your travel home.

Mary Pat said...

Lord ... Here we go ... You're dreams are finally coming true!!!

I can't believe it ... it was just the other day you got word the 2nd DNA was completed, and NOW you have your appointment! How exciting!

I'm raising my cup of coffee as a toast with you and Griff!!! I'm just so terribly excited for you all ... you, Griff, & your parents. How excited are they to have 2 grandkids now!!!!!

I love you Beth, and I am so happy for you! Enjoy planning these last few DAYS preparing for her arrival!!!


Mary Pat

Laurie said...

YEAH! Congrats. I am so excited for you. March 11 will be here before you know it! By the way, I must say Griffin is ADORABLE! What a cutie.

Donnie, Cheri, Brock, Alex, Logan....Coming Soon Malaena-Sloan said...

YIPPEE! You give those of us waiting HOPE! You will have that baby girl in your arms forever before you know it! God bless,

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Madelyn's Mommy said...

I am ready to hear all about the pick up trip and see pictures of your princess.