Good on you @Tahli, all of these things happen for a reason. God knows what it is sometimes, lol, but there must be a plan somewhere.
That is just so lovely of your Dad to step up like that. And I don't blame you for dropping your bundle after his phone call either. My God, with all the hormones and stress and anticipation and then devastation - you must feel like you're on the roller-coaster from hell! Here's hoping Plan E is the one love