Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Bittersweet Goodbyes

Well that was positively AWFUL and WONDERFUL at the same time...  Monkey's dad desperately wanted to bring him home today, so we said okay (doing paperwork tomorrow).  When he came to pick him up, he was in tears.  Not only tears of joy for himself, but tears of sorrow FOR ME...  Makes me like him even more than I already did.
He thanked me over and over for everything that I've done for Monkey and their family and told me how very sorry he is that this is causing me pain.  I tried not to cry, but it totally didn't work (especially because HE was in tears!)  He was so hesitant to leave because he didn't want to cause me any more pain, so I kind of had to eventually kick him out the door. :')  Monkey will be back on Sunday, but for now, I'm just gonna cry a little bit, say goodbye to what WAS, and try to focus on creating a new "normal" for Monkey, me, and his dad.


The Author said...

So happy for Monkey and his Dad but praying that the Lord heals your heart! You are awesome at what you do! Hugs

The House that Jak and Nick Built said...

Well done good and faithful servant. Well done.
Praying for you & Monkey as you both make this transition.

Diane said...

You've done a wonderful job with Monkey and his dad! I hope the future brings many more memories for all of you together!

Anonymous said...

So wonderful to read through your posts about your little one and his dad and all that has happened. Completely beautiful.

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