Free at last.
It went well!
They didn't end up getting back to the room until about 4pm their time.
I went to bed at 3am so when Skype rang at 6 I had 6 other people clamoring to see and hear all about it.
From what I could gather it went really well!
He recognized John and Jordan right away, came right to them
and he was ready to get on outta there.
His lips and fingers and toes are blue and he gets incredibly winded when he walks
but we were prepared for all of that.
Otherwise he looked ok.
Not great, but ok.
I just skyped with them and he had just taken a bath,
that didn't go so well
his breathing became very labored.
So John yanked him out of the tub
got out the oxygen
and tucked him into bed.
Note to self. No baths right now.
If you've ever wondered whether you could love someone half a world away that you have only just met
let me assure you
it can happen.
It will happen.
He's quite long and lean
he must get that from me
We are not above buying affection at this point.
and some brotherly dart throwing?
I have no idea.
This is what happens when you go to China without a mom around.
Joshua John, welcome to the family!
We are incredibly humbled and thankful that we get to be a part of your life.
You have quite the journey ahead of you but know this,
you will never walk it alone.
It is an honor and a privilege to call you our own and regardless of what the future holds you are
and forever will be
9 Days till home.