So with five (eek!) sleeps to go until panel, so many people are asking how I am feeling. Excited...no. Nervous...no. Anxious....no. Crapping myself...hell yes!
Plus.. it is all now super official. The confirmation has arrived in writing for 1.50pm on Wednesday. (First class stamp again. Just saying) They are not installing a huge amount of confidence in me though, as their letter states that our application to become adoptive parents will 'be considered' at this time and that they still haven't managed to get in contact with my ex boyfriend. But reading further, Miss Delia explains this will hopefully not be a problem. They include an enormous amount of useful info to help us feel at ease and know what to expect on the day. There is even a list of who will be on our panel and I am sheepishly happy that HRH is not on there! Phew, this is good news as she was the one making such a big deal of LRUN's new commute. I have no idea what questions they will ask but I have to keep reminding myself that there are no 'right' answers. My other major panic is what on earth am I going to wear? It's always glaringly obvious how uncomfortable I am when you take me out of my jeans. So I am planning a little trip to town tomorrow to find something suitable, just me and the Mastercard.To be honest, it's just an excuse to go shopping really. Never under estimate the power of retail therapy.
On planet adoption, the Fraigs are well into their introductions with the boys and it is all going so well. Emotional but amazing and you are reminded what a fantastic job the foster carers play in this process. I can't wait to hear all the details. In fact, they are popping in on Sunday for a spot of the 3 C's. Cuppa, Catch up and Cake. Now, what should I bake for them....Ooh the choices! There is a new Chocolate Torte recipe given to me by Miss Mini Bohemia. I can't wait to try it but it might be a bit rich. Oh but it tastes so good. Or I could make Lady Godiva's luscious yet wholesome Carrot Cake. Or there's my all time favourite Coffee and Walnut..you know, the one with the