All because this wonderful girl
We have had a teenager in our home since 1998!!!!! And now....no more....well, at least not for another 8 years, but hey, who's counting???
Happy 20th Birthday, my darling girl!!!! My 'first' baby....my joy, oh how you have blessed my life! I thank God for you every day!!!!
I told myself I wasn't going to get all emotional, however as I am sitting here typing this post....I am remembering....
I am remembering that twenty years ago at this moment I was happily, blissfully, holding my baby girl in my arms....marveling at this tiny little creature....her perfect little nose....her perfect little legs, toes, fingers....everything about her was perfect!
I am remembering that feeling of total awe and wonder....feeling so blessed and wondering if I was worthy of such a gift....
I am remembering that I also made a total fool of myself while my precious little girl was entering this world...
She was delivered by c-section. I was quite 'drugged' up...I was rambling on and on and on....just ask my husband. I was positive that we were having another boy. We already had two and I was pretty sure that we were going to have three sons. (Which was totally fine with me.) The baby was delivered...the doctor proclaimed it a 'girl' and I did not believe him...(this is where the drugs really kicked in)...I said something like: "Are you sure? Maybe you should check again?" This kind and very patient doctor said something like this: "My dear woman, I have delivered a ton of babies. I know the difference between boys and girls." But, me being still very 'drugged' up asked once again: "Are you sure?" My husband, now completely mortified and embarrassed by my
Yes indeedy, I had a little girl....and my life has never been the same!!!!