Welcome to our blog...we hope to be pros at this in time to go to China so we can keep connected on the trip of a lifetime. Please see the end entry if you haven't been thanked for all the support over the last few years. Jenny

Thursday, July 9, 2009

We are here!!!

We made it with no problems...well except for the plane having a flat in Nashville when we were leaving but it didn't cause us any problems with the trip.  About half way through the flight they started asking for a doctor.  Then it was any medical personnel so I finally got up and went back but thank goodness there were already 3 nurses back there and they sent me away...chances are this wasn't an oncologic emergency so he (the poor guy laying in the floor with oxygen) was probably lucky to not have to use me!  The nurses came on board in Beijing and took everyone's temperature and we didn't see them pull anyone aside.  They have all our trip info so as long as no one around us gets sick in the next 7 days we are home free.  Neither one of us  slept on the plane (I know you are shocked Sally).  We did watch 4 movies so out of the 7200 or so miles we flew the first 5000 went by in a snap.  The last couple of hours were pretty brutal with just wanting to be there already.  Amber tell Greco that I was up after every movie.  Can't wait to post pictures of Shelby but for now you can see the car seat and all the luggage we came with (2 of the bags stayed at the airport...we were just couriers).  Love to all...only 2 1/2 days until Gotcha Day!!!

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5 comments:

sally said...

Ni hao! Yeah!!!!!!!! Jenny & Mrs. Donna are officially in China. Have a great time on all your tours and can't wait to read your next post. luv ya Sally

Sherry and Richie said...

Glad to see you have made it safely! Get some sleep girl! Can't wait to see Shelby!

Spicewood MOPS said...

My Shelby and Natalie say ni hao too and hope that you are having a wonderful time so far. We are excited to see pics!

Amy said...

You have been on my mind and in my prayers since I saw you last week....so happy for you, Jenny. Will enjoy seeing your blog take on a new life this week ;)

Producer J. said...

So glad you updated this Jenny -- been thinking about you! I can't wait until the headline reads GOTCHA!

Still waiting for Shelby...

Our wait for Shelby began on September 13, 2005. We are now very close to being with our angel. We hope to travel in early 2009. This has been a journey filled with many highs and lows. I want to take this oppportunity to thank everyone who has stood by me and prayed for us. My mom-she has been on this roller coaster from the first informational meeting and we take turns keeping each other grounded, my family-my grandma who helped me have the best nursery ever and my LA gang-for not giving up that they will soon have another niece and cousin, friends-way to many to name but I'm going to try (and if I leave someone out don't fret we will call it a paper pregnancy moment)-Lauri (all the cards), the Wardskis, Jen., Lisa, Sheri, Tiffany, my Hillcrest UMC friends...always patiently letting me cry, vent, and forever guess at what China will do next, and last but not least my work family-I can't even begin to express how they have kept me lifted up...from Sally starting her hair bow collection, Chinese New Year celebrations, Sebrina always keeping up with the rumor queen and marking the days off as we get them, and finally all the cards and pick me ups left quietly on my desk at the most needed times. They always know when the end of the month comes (referral time) I need a shoulder and pep talk and never waiver in staying positive. So thank you all again for what you have done and all that I know you will do until we have "Shelby Marie from Tennessee" (from the famous ? my dad had for her in her quilt scrapbook "Shelby Marie are you really from Tennessee...you look Chinese to me")