Re: House 5x05 "Lucky Thirteen" - Discussion and Spoilers
^Do we know when she applied for adopting a kid? If not, we probably couldn't say it was "fast-tracked".
Assuming the seasons pass like years, it wasn't that long ago that the indication was she was going the route of insemination. Adoption likely wouldn't have been tried unless other avenues had been blocked.
"It's not so much that it's 'shut down' as the government has been rebooted into safe mode."
- Tim and Daniel Shamblin