After several years of infertility and a series of semi-successful medical treatments, including IVF — “semi-successful” in that the medications produced the desired effects, but I still didn’t get pregnant — we finally got our act together to submit adoption paperwork in late spring/early summer of last year. Early in autumn — a very short wait, from what I’ve heard of adoption processes — we were selected for placement.
Although having a baby will reshape our lives in ways that I’m sure I cannot even imagine right now, I’d still like to try to accomplish the following things during Legion:
in approximate order of priority
* Acquire all of the Artifacts, including the Fishing Pole
* Play the 7.0 Order Hall Campaign for each class
* Play the complete Suramar storyline (7.0 & 7.1) with Kaelinda (Horde Mage)
* Complete “This Side Up” with Kamalia so that everyone can get those Artifact appearances unlocked (so very very glad that the devs decided to make the Artifact appearance unlock account-wide!). I’ve skipped a few fortnights of Archaeology here and there, so it’ll be another couple of months before I can finish this.
* Craft the Tailoring and Blacksmithing armor sets, just once, to load them into my Appearances library
* Play the Light’s Heart/Xe’ra/History of Illidan storyline with Kiralaira (Demon Hunter), stopping at “get 80 oojimies from dungeons”
After I’ve completed the 7.0 & 7.1 content, if I manage to complete it, then I can think about playing the 7.2 Order Hall Campaigns and the solo challenges to unlock new Artifact appearances.
Everything else — filling out all the traits in all those Artifacts, getting Hidden Artifact appearances, farming dungeons and raids for Transmogrification shinies (as opposed to running them once or twice when the story content requires it), leveling all the other Professions — will be much lower priority. If those things never happen… *shrug* oh well.
The baby that we will be adopting is due any day now. So if I don’t make any new posts for weeks or months, well, that’s where I went.
This little WoW blog survived the major life change of beginning a full-time faculty position. I hope that it will survive the even greater major life change of becoming a parent.