I am overwhelmed with anxiety as we continue to wait. Things are moving. The embassy is processing the kids in dire need first. As they should.

I am overwhelmed with excitement at the thought of having him home.

I am overwhelmed with gratitude for my friends, and even strangers, who advocated on my behalf. I have had touchpoints with my senators, congressmen, and even people in the state department. Thank you for that.

I am overwhelmed with love for my two kids who have talked all day about their brother coming home.

I am overwhelmed with emails. Please be patient with me to respond.

I am overwhelmed with fatigue. I have been running on pure adrenaline since Orlando.

I am overwhelmed with grief as I watch coverage of the devastation, and think of the families who have lost loved ones.

I am overwhelmed with anger that so much aid is not getting where it needs to go.

I am overwhelmed with pride at the work my friends at Heartline are doing right now.

I am overwhelmed with thankfulness for Megan, Tim, and the people in Haiti who are working to get our boy home.

I am overwhelmed with despair for the countless orphans who do not have adoptive families to fight for them.