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Old 16th March 2013, 07:47 PM
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Yeah you are right and I am at least lucky in the fact that I earn well above the financial requirement so I should stop moaning
I have never been a patient person so you are seeing me at my worst......
In 4 weeks I will be with my husband for a whole month so life is not all bad

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Old 16th March 2013, 07:52 PM
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You see...every cloud has a silver lining
Mine was that my husband visited almost every month and we got to spend 2 weeks together this winter, which coincided with the baby's birthday. It ain't all that bad!

I like to listen to Lauryn Hill on such occasions...Everything is everything is my favourite song at the moment
'After winter must come spring...change it comes eventually'

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Old 16th March 2013, 07:59 PM
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I must listen to it and see if I get some inspiration.
Thanks for letting me moan I appreciate your responses maybe the black cloud that has been following me around for the past few days is starting to move on
It's good to talk to other people who understand how hard this process is

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Old 16th March 2013, 08:03 PM
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Any time....We're all going through the same process....the important thing is to learn from it.
I've had my fair share of blue days on this forum as well...talking or writing about it does make it easier!

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Old 17th March 2013, 03:05 AM
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This forum is my life saver. I found it right after the rule changed and it has kept given me strength that I can draw on.

Our wait started last September. We are almost qualified. I am taking the test next week and the result will be out at the beginning of April. Housing inspection and other things on the UK end are being processed as well.

I am extremely grateful that my family managed to stay together as my husband's Canadian boss gave him a generous raise after listening to our story. As a result, he could meet the financial requirement while working here in China. My husband almost booked a one way fight home last August.

I know the real wait is after we lodge our application. But by coming here daily, reading and sharing stories, discussing concerns and doubts, I know I will survive it and so will everyone else here.

We are not alone. :-).

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Reading your stories give me hope. The same questions run through my mind all the time – how can we let a fallible man-made system obstruct us from something larger than life such as LOVE? The system is truly trying, but we have comfort in numbers.

I received an e-mail today saying that my visa application is now under process. Nothing to do but stay positive and patiently wait.

Let us hope we see a good ending to this ordeal.

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Old 20th March 2013, 07:56 AM
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Not to complain, but I had a very blue day yesterday. I'm finally accepting the fact that it's not under our control, and we have to wait patiently for 3 months.

What is strange to me is the fact that I was not given a tracking number for my application, they only said that as soon as a decision has been made, they will contact me. So I can't even see how far along is the application.
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Old 20th March 2013, 10:23 AM
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Aaaah MacUK it's ok to have a blue day to know your life is in someone else's hands is torture.
I actually found grey hairs yesterday for the first time ever and I am sure they are due to all this stress I will b an old woman by the time this is finished, maybe not in years but definitely in looks lol
Go outside make a very loud scream to the UKBA then take a deep breath and look forward to seeing your husband soon
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Old 20th March 2013, 11:17 AM
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Yes exactly, I lost 5 kilos in the process, just from stress and worrying!
And why wasn't I given a tracking number, everyone else seems to have one ?
Can't even see where my passport is

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Old 20th March 2013, 12:01 PM
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Hi MacUk, That's a bit weird. But it spares you the anguish of tracking daily or even hourly. Lol.

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