Monday, September 20, 2010

15 Shots!!!!

147 million orphans in the world

our family's mission?

to make it 147 million MINUS ONE!

1 Day off school on Friday

1 Appointment at the Travel Medicine Clinic

15 shots between the 4 of us

the 3 year old will not be going to Ethiopia (so no shots for him)

20 hours on an airplane with him would = nightmare for all involved!

5 shots for my husband + an oral typhoid vaccine taken at home

5 shots for me + an oral typhoid vaccine taken at home

3 shots for my 7 year old

2 shots for my 5 year old

0 days the kids were in pain after the shots

2 days my husband and I needed Tylenol to even remotely be able to lift either arm!

1 little girl in Ethiopia we have never met, but still know she's way more than worth it!!! We don't know when, but we're coming, Baby!

This post is part of the Moms' 30-Minute Blog Challenge.


  1. This is amazing. Not only is what you are doing wonderful, but the post is so great and the picture captures it so perfectly.

  2. Oh is getting closer and exciting for you all...

  3. Who says adoptive parents don't have the same pain as childbirth!? You are still birthing!

    Excited for you!

  4. Wow! I'm so excited for you! New visitor from 5minutesforMom and am enjoying your blog. Happy Tuesday! :) Larri at Seams Inspired

  5. I love the picture that captures a family preparing for a new arrival! How exciting for you and that little one you will welcome in to your home! :)

  6. Wow! Had no idea what all went into it. How sweet.

  7. Aww that's so sweet! How exciting!!

  8. That is awesome. Very excited for you!

  9. How exciting! Your new little girl is so blessed to have you and your family.

  10. What a pleasure to read your blog!

  11. What a great joy she will have. Out of the Lion into the Lamb.
    My WW link for you Making it easier to visit each other.

  12. This is such a worthy cause! I am so excited about your coming blogs!

  13. Wow, it's gonna be an amazing journey I'm sure!

  14. Funny how such an annoying thing as getting shots can take on it's own beauty in the context of a greater purpose. Thank you for sharing. The picture is really cute.
    Rebecca @

  15. Well done on the shots - I am so glad you are nearly there!!!

  16. Great post and pic - Very much worth it. Have an amazing trip..

  17. SO worth it!! And it's too funny you and your hubby had to take Tylenol but the shots didn't bother the kids! ;)

    WW: Goofy Contortionist


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