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Friday, December 01, 2006

When did a Decade become so short????

My baby is 10 today. TEN people. As in Double Digits. A whole decade old. How did this happen????

I spent yesterday thinking about it all day. I remembered bringing him home. I remembered the labor and the birth. I remembered everything I did the day I went into labor. I remembered everything that happened throughout the pregnancy. I remembered the 2 miscarriages, the feeling that I would NEVER have a baby of my own, the endometrial biopsy, the hormone replacements, the spotting, the "miscarriage" scare, the borderline placenta previa, the uterine growth deficit (it just stopped growing at 36 weeks), all of it.

And I wouldn't change one bit of it.

I love my son. I love him more than I ever thought I could love anything. I hate how I have to be the disciplinarian. I hate how I lose my patience at times because in my heart of hearts I KNOW that should be a better mom. I hate that he's not a baby anymore. . . . . .

He is my joy, my heart and my life. I can't imagine what I would be if I did not have him in my life.

I've loved every moment, every laugh, every tear, every fear, every hug and every kiss.

I don't deserve to be his mom and I am thankful every day that I was blessed to have him.

Happy Birthday Sweetie.

May you have many, many more decades of joy and laughter.

Thank you for YOU!


At 2:39 PM , Anonymous Cara said...


At 10:55 PM , Blogger Sarah said...

Oh that is so sweet! You do deserve to be his mom, and you are also very lucky! Happy Birthday!

At 11:16 PM , Blogger Jennifer said...

aww - happy bday to ds...the pics are adorable! u r a FABULOUS mom!!

At 12:22 AM , Anonymous digsite said...

that's so sweet. u almost made me cry thinking about my daughter.

At 8:09 AM , Blogger amylovie said...

Happy birthday sweetie!

Congrats to you Janette and your hubby for having such a terrific son.


At 8:53 AM , Blogger Sourire11 said...

Happy Birthday to your son!!!

At 8:14 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday to your son!
It goes soooo fast, my kids are going to be 24 and 20. Talk about life moving fast. Yikes!!
Take care and give him many hugs and kisses!
Miss you,


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