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Vesko

Our meeting

 

14 March 2011

Hello, here am I!!! Today we met our child. 9:30 in the morning we were in the orphanage to speak to the Director and to see our son after wards. How strange it feels now writing the word son after so much time. The Director has gone with few children to the doctor's office. We met with the teacher and he was there wearing his funny jeans, I thought “the seamstress must have quit”, as they were above his ankles. Later he told us that his best friend cut them for him!!!

They took us to the dining room where children eat and play. A small room with tables and 21 chairs with one of them having the name of our little boy on it! He spotted the electronic piano I had in my hands. We sat down, he immediately hugged his father, started laughing and calling us by our names Domenico with a very open O and Katia – a name he was familiar with because it is also popular in Bulgaria. Then he asked if he can climb on the shoulders of Domenico and basically he never got down. He is so full of love – gave us so many kisses!

He has his lunch at the orphanage and we left because the Director advised us not to over excite him. We came back at 14:30 with different sweets and toys and a big white bunny and he said he will sleep with him!!! He liked him but he still liked the piano better. We spent the afternoon in the yard playing soccer and a young guy around the age of 15/16 joined us who was curiously looking at us. Then we tried Coca Cola – such a delicious drink it was!

He finished it all!!!

It was sad to watch the friends of our child looking at us through the windows. I felt like crying, we went in the back yard not to upset the children. He was running, playing with everything he sees, unique happiness, ours and his. Tomorrow we will go shopping, he doesn't have a lot of clothes because in order to play soccer he takes the shoes of his best friend.

 

15 March 2011

Hello, we went shopping today and he knows what he wants! He chose his own jeans, puma running shoes – black, tops with spiderman on and superman. He is interested in watches, but we will get him one when he comes home. He was all day long glued to his father! Tomorrow we will tell him that we are his mommy and daddy.

16 March 2011

Today is agreat day, warm and sunny. I brought the wrong clothes and I am hot now. We spent the day swinging, in the play room, to the hairdressers getting a haircut. Mall of Sofia is nice, especially for a child who has never seen escalators, elevators, stores and lights...a little bit like a Luna park.

 

17 March 2011

Finally today when he saw me he gave me a big hug. He gave me a painting on which he had painted a big house, the car of Domenico and Katia, and when I turned it, on the back he has written: “From Vesko for mommy and daddy” in Bulgarian of course. When I read it I burst into tears but he was already out with his father so he didn't see me. We went to the Notary and then we had lunch – a big pizza and an ice cream bigger than him.

The whole afternoon we spent at the park and we saw some tricks even. He took my purse and started looking for coins. I gave him 1 lev and he was so sweet. When he went to the store he wanted to get himself a sword with his single coin. We had to leave him at 17:00. He loved the metro. That's how the day before the last day finished. Tomorrow I will wear sunglasses. I hope it doesn't rain.

 

18 March 201

Our meeting

 

14 March 2011

 

Hello, here am I!!! Today we met our child. 9:30 in the morning we were in the orphanage to speak to the Director and to see our son after wards. How strange it feels now writing the word son after so much time. The Director has gone with few children to the doctor's office. We met with the teacher and he was there wearing his funny jeans, I thought “the seamstress must have quit”, as they were above his ankles. Later he told us that his best friend cut them for him!!!

 

They took us to the dining room where children eat and play. A small room with tables and 21 chairs with one of them having the name of our little boy on it! He spotted the electronic piano I had in my hands. We sat down, he immediately hugged his father, started laughing and calling us by our names Domenico with a very open O and Katia – a name he was familiar with because it is also popular in Bulgaria. Then he asked if he can climb on the shoulders of Domenico and basically he never got down. He is so full of love – gave us so many kisses!

 

He has his lunch at the orphanage and we left because the Director advised us not to over excite him. We came back at 14:30 with different sweets and toys and a big white bunny and he said he will sleep with him!!! He liked him but he still liked the piano better. We spent the afternoon in the yard playing soccer and a young guy around the age of 15/16 joined us who was curiously looking at us. Then we tried Coca Cola – such a delicious drink it was!

He finished it all!!!

It was sad to watch the friends of our child looking at us through the windows. I felt like crying, we went in the back yard not to upset the children. He was running, playing with everything he sees, unique happiness, ours and his. Tomorrow we will go shopping, he doesn't have a lot of clothes because in order to play soccer he takes the shoes of his best friend. 

 

 

15 March 2011

 

Hello, we went shopping today and he knows what he wants! He chose his own jeans, puma running shoes – black, tops with spiderman on and superman. He is interested in watches, but we will get him one when he comes home. He was all day long glued to his father! Tomorrow we will tell him that we are his mommy and daddy.

 

16 March  2011

 

Today is agreat day, warm and sunny. I brought the wrong clothes and I am hot now. We spent the day swinging, in the play room, to the hairdressers getting a haircut. Mall of Sofia is nice, especially for a child who has never seen escalators, elevators, stores and lights...a little bit like a Luna park.

 

 

17 March 2011

 

Finally today when he saw me he gave me a big hug. He gave me a painting on which he had painted a big house, the car of Domenico and Katia, and when I turned it, on the back he has written: “From Vesko for mommy and daddy” in Bulgarian of course. When I read it I burst into tears but he was already out with his father so he didn't see me. We went to the Notary and then we had lunch – a big pizza and an ice cream bigger than him.

 

The whole afternoon we spent at the park and we saw some tricks even. He took my purse and started looking for coins. I gave him 1 lev and he was so sweet. When he went to the store he wanted to get himself a sword with his single coin. We had to leave him at 17:00. He loved the metro. That's how the day before the last day finished. Tomorrow I will wear sunglasses. I hope it doesn't rain.

 

 

 

18 March 2011

 

It is a sad day today because it is our last day. It was so great and so full of emotions. Vesko kissed me twice. I was a bit upset because for two days he has been giving kisses to his dad. We spent three hours in orphanage yard alone with him and we were able to understand each other despite the different languages we were speaking.

Sweet little boy. When he found out I was going to the store he gave me his hand and wanted to come with me but we couldn't take him out without someone to accompany us. I explained this to him and he said yes and 2 minutes later he was running after me. He is so sweet and wanted his picture with me and his dad taken. With Pakto (the bunny) and with the heart shaped pillow as well. Then he went through the picture album we had brought for him. His eyes were full of tears and when the interpreter asked him if he was crying he said “no” and I wanted to run away. The wait has started.

 

 

Second Trip

Soon we will be three

 

13 June 2011

 

Ето ме, кутрето спи с баща си а аз ще се посветя на вас.

Днес беше много емоционален ден, пристигнахме в дома, посрещнаха ни възпитателите, психолога и директорката на дома, както и едно детенце, което все се въртеше около нас, трябва да е успял да избяха, за да „шпионира“ майката и бащата на Веско. Дадоха ни медицинския картон, дрехите, които му бяхме оставили, тетрадките и учебниците, рисунки, няколко подаръка от неговите приятели и обещанието че ще се опитат да намерят снимки от предишния дом в който е бил.

 

Очите на Веско бяха като две звезди, които светеха от щастие, но и от страх, от непознатото.

Денят беше зает с документацията, малко пазаруване и разходка в парка и накрая баня в къщи. Щом му казах баня, си свали дрехите и си сложи кърпа около кръста. Умрях от смях. Добре, че няма страх от водата, дори в края на къпането банята беше наводнена от игри. Изморителен ден и ако спи цяла нощ, перфектно!!! Колкото повече го гледам, толкова повече се влюбвам.

 

 

15 June 2011

 

I do not know about your kids, but Vesko goes to bed very early. Yesterday he went to bed at 8:00 pm but unfortunately around 5:00 am he is up and starts jumping around, then he goes into the tub and then he wants to go out! Yesterday we went out at 7 am!

This morning I was so exhausted and that’s why the son and the father went out alone at 6:30 am!

At 8 am they came to pick me up and we started exploring Sofia, which is a very beautiful city with parks and fountains.

Vesko picked a backpack for him for school with a spiderman and the same watch he liked yesterday. He kept putting it on the other way around.

He really is a good photographer, a little bit like the Japanese J And regarding his appetite – he eats everything! I am going to see what  the boys are up to. I am sending you kisses.

 

22 June  2011

Here am I!

I am so tired but I am alive.

I managed to survive after the tornado, called Vesko. He is mischievous and sometimes doesn’t listen. 

Sometimes it is hard but the emotions are wonderful!

 

Hugs to all!

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