She picked us!

She’s thrilled about both of us, and feels it’s a match made in Heaven.

We meet the birth mom on Thursday. WAAAAAAAY out on Long Island.

If all goes well, we’ll bring her (the baby) home on Feb. 17; her 2 month old birthday.



70 thoughts on “She picked us!

  1. Shelli–

    i am about to cry. of course, I am crying all the time right now.


    such wonderful news!

  2. A thousand Mazel Tovs (unless there’s a more auspicious number that you’d rather, in which case, that many)!!! 😀

    You two deserve this so very, very much!!! YAY!!!!!!

  3. I’ve been following your story on FF ( and afterwards) and am THRILLED that she picked you. I’ll be wishing, hoping, and praying that this is the ONE we’ve been waiting for. Mazel Tov!

  4. OMG OMG OMG!!! I totally have CHILLS and am about to cry!!!!

    I am so incredibly happy for you guys! SO incredibly happy!

  5. There’s that number again… Three.

    You and Narda and baby makes three.

    Lighting candles… visualizing you all together and praying with all my heart that this is it and you three will all be united very soon.

    ((((((((HUGS)))))))))) to you and Narda.

  6. Oh Shelli; I have been a follower of you since early FF days!!!! I am so happy for the two of you!!! You must continue to post details!!! Uh, your gonna be a MOM!!!! Congrats, Kris

  7. yes yes yes yes yes!! Jean just called to tell me!! YES!!!!

    Congrats little baby on getting such wonderful mommies!

  8. OMG is right!!! Congratulations!!!! Fingers crossed that Feb 17th is the happiest day of your lives. Really, this is just the most WONDERFUL news. Hooray!!!!

  9. Weeping, weeping! I’m so glad this worked out. I will keep you all in my thoughts and heart every minute from now through Thursday. And I might start pooping too. Love ya, babe!

  10. OMG!!! I’m so happy for the two (well, three) of you! My heart actually stopped beating for a split second when I read the title for this post. Congratulations!

    P.S. Can’t wait to hear details. I hope you’ll post pictures.

    P.P.S. Yeah, why can’t you get her now?

  11. I’m so excited for you! Can’t wait to hear about your meeting on Thursday! Will you get to meet the baby too? See pictures?

  12. Shelli and Narda – I’m a lurker and have followed your story. I am so happy for you and wish you all the best as your family grows.

  13. I know we already called, but I just had to chime in and say HOLY SHIT THAT’S THE MOST FABULOUS NEWS!!!!!! I’m so glad this is working out and will keep dancing and crossing things and doing everything else within my power to convince the universe to keep everything going smoothly. Wow. So excited for you guys.

  14. Shelli and Narda,

    May the three of you have a most beautiful life together. Mazel Tov! This is truly a gift.

    Congrats and YAY!!!!!


  15. this is the best news EVER EVER EVER!!!!!!!!!
    If my fat ass could do a cartwheel I would be doing them all over the house!
    Woooo hooooooo!!!!!!
    Congrats, Moms!!

  16. Shelli, OMG Congrats!!!! You guys are gonna be the bestest mommies!!!! You deserve this so much. Lots of luck to you both!!!

  17. I’m crying for you.

    please let this be the one

  18. I congratulated you on FF — just wanted to tell you again that I am so excited and happy for you and Narda!

  19. OMG! That is so great! I do not have enough words and certainly not the right ones for this but WOWIE ZOWIE!!!


  20. Wow, just wow! My heart just stopped when I read this. I’m so happy for you!

    Congratulations, and best wishes for a very smooth transition!

  21. I’m getting chills over and over and over and over and over and over again!!!! I’m tearing up, I could squeal, OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  22. i almost fell out of my chair when I read the news!

    I am so happy for the three of you!!!

    My offer to help with furniture still stands.

  23. OMG! I think I won’t be able to type this for all the tears. I am so so so happy about the direction this is heading.Iam so happy for you ladies. Truly, you are blessed.

    Much love –

  24. Shelli! and Narda!!! We are so thrilled for you. What a blessing for both you and this baby. A girl! All the love in the world to you as you begin this new phase of your life. Tears of joy for you, Shelli.
    Love, Kincaid and Julie

  25. Soooooooooooooooo happy!!!! YAY!!!!!

    Oh, this is so wonderful… and you actually have some time to adjust!! WOW.

    CONGRATULATIONS, MOMS!!! Hooray!!!!!

    I wish I had something coherent to say… I’m so absolutely happy for you. The wait is so awful, but gosh, it *really* is worth it.

    Good luck with the birthmom meeting. Can’t wait to hear all about it!

  26. Ok, now I absolutely must delurk.

    Holy crap is right. And congratulations! Mazel Tov! And all that good stuff!

    Signed fondly,

  27. Holy crapola! Yayayayay! Congratulations! A million times over. I’ve been checking your blog like a madwoman for news, and I am so happy for you! Jumping up and down! Will definitely remember you and baby and birthmom at our UU service this Sunday. Congratulations again. And again and again and again. -Kate-

  28. Oh yeah!!!! I just saw this!!! Eeeeeekkkkk!!!! That is so great. I am just thrilled for you guys. You must post many many many many pictures!!!!!

  29. I have been following your blog since FF days and I just had to post and say how happy I am for you both! What wonderful news. You are going to have sooooo much fun being Mommies! Congrats!

  30. Mazel Tov to both of you!!! I’ve been following your blog for some time now and I’m just so excited for both of you. that little girl is going to have wonderful mommies!

  31. Wow! I am a little late chiming in but wanted to say Mazel Tov, as well! This is wonderful news. Holding you all in the light in hopes that things go smoothly from here. And I am still totally available to help with anything you need.

  32. OH. MY. GOD. I don’t check for a couple of days and look what happens!!

    We’re SOOOOOOOO excited for you!!!!

    Told ya I had a good feeling about this one!!!!

  33. Congratulations!!!!
    I’m so very, very happy for you. You’ll make such terrific parents. I hope the meeting goes well tomorrow with the BM!

  34. SHELLI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I am crying as I read this, I have been following your blogger since we talked about the baby in MD, I am so happy for you! WOW, it’s awesome! I am so glad that 2006 brings you guys a baby!

  35. Soon I will be reading a parenting blog! Oh my gosh oh my gosh oh my gosh. How so very exciting. I am SO happy for you two!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


  36. Shelli and Narda, I am so so so so happy for you both. Much love to you and I can’t wait to hear all about the little one!

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