Monday, September 29, 2008

Girl's Weekend Part Two

Saba's Night

Girl's weekend continued last night when I met up with Rhonda, Ricki, Shannon, Cheryl and Shauna for supper at Saba's where we dove into some excellent Ethiopian food!!!

The food- yummmmmmmm

The Gals - after demolishing the food!

Shauna, Shannon and Ricki

Rana, Rhonda and Cheryl

This weekend was much needed - I needed to laugh, cry, and yell with some people who truly understand how I am feeling. I need people to tell me that it is o.k. to be feeling the feelings I have. They don't try to gloss it over with the standard answer "don't worry so much, everything will be fine". There are days when it doesn't feel fine - days when I feel sad - days when all I want to do is cry! They understand - they have been there and they are there to support me thru those days.

Thanks to all the girls who I had the pleasure of spending the weekend with - there are many more I have yet to meet - Hazel, Cinnamon, Ramona, Carolyn, Shelley, Kristen, Sebrina, Danielle, Jody, Tracy, Sheri, Julie, and many others...without the knowledge that you are all standing behind me in this - well - it would be a lot harder.

Cheers to you all!


CinnamonOpus said...

I am so glad you guys had such a good get-together! It sounds like just what everybody needed! It's great to have such good friends who understand the ups and downs of this process... and good food to share while you vent about it!

Rhonda and Kristin said...

Thanks you nutty gal for the great weekend! I'm so glad I don't have to put on my "I'm so happy forever" face around you girls and I can let my "true" feelings shine about this adoption and let it all hang out!!

I hope to be sending you some pictures very very soon.


Ramona said...

It looks like it was a fun wkd! Wish I lived closer, but maybe we'll meet in Ethio! We got together with many of our support group this past wkd to celebrate that one family leaves tomorrow to bring home their boy. It's so wonderful to be in a supportive understanding place!

Danielle and Nick said...

Looks like a fun time you ladies had!! I TOTALLY know how you are feeling and there is nothing like having a few good friends to share all of the 'ups' with and who don't judge you when you are feeling crappier than road kill. YAY for good friends and YAY for good Ethiopian food! I hope it was a nice little re-charge to keep you going until referral time!!! (which HAS to be soon).


haze said...

What a gorgeous bunch of women!! Of course you had a blast and I can't wait for my chance to meet you and do the same!

Sherri said...

Oooohhhh..I"m so envious! Wish i was a wee bit closer!!!!

Anonymous said...

You can add me to the "standing behind you" list as well :-)


The Warren Family said...

Looks like you guys had a blast. Mmmmm Yummy Ethiopian food.

Shannon (-:

Rana said...

Thanks Nicky! so, you know I am stalking your blog in the hopes you hear something about your kidlets SOON!!!