Saturday, December 4, 2010

Leaving on a Jet Plane...

Well, this is it! I am leaving tomorrow for Moscow. This week has been crazy - oh so much drama. Starting with getting my Passport/Visa back only to discover that my entry/exit dates were incorrect! Aaaaaaiiiiiiiyyyyyyy! It has my departure date from the country of 12/10 and my tickets were for departing 12/12 - plus my medical exam was 12/10. Oh my goodness it was incredibly stressful and VERY expensive. My ticket is now changed to depart tomorrow instead of Monday and my return will be Friday. The region I am adopting from will not schedule court until you complete your medical - so if I was unable to complete my medical on this trip it would mean 5 trips to Russia instead of the already extensive 4 trips!
The biggest disappointments are that my friend Elisabeth will not be able to travel with me and there will be about zero time for sight seeing while I'm there - it is going to be one packed trip.
I have to admit I'm really nervous about traveling alone....ok....downright scared! But I have a feeling that once I'm with my coordinator I will be just fine. And I know the Lord goes with me. So many are praying for me and I already feel lifted up. Thank you all!
I am dreading the medical exam. But that will be over on Tuesday and then I head to my region and meet my angel! I cannot wait for that.
OK - back to packing.....if you think of me this week say a prayer!

1 comment:

  1. Oh --you must be there by now. I was absolutely scared to travel alone too but I can tell you from experience that you will be okay--sometimes I almost thought it was easier because I didn't have to worry about anyone else. You probably won't relax until you are home again but try to enjoy it. I will be praying for you.