Friday, November 23, 2007

NaBloPoMo - Day 23- suddenly, we were parents

November 23, 2003
And so it was that 4 years ago tonight our son came to us. Through the miracle and blessing of open adoption. He was born just after 10pm, after 24 hours of labor. T had wanted me to be with her in the room, to be the first one to hold BOY as I was going to be his mommy. Her words. As it turned out she had to have a C-section. I was sad about not sharing that experience with her, but nothing could disappoint on the night our son was born. And as it turned out, other than the nurse, I was the first one to hold him. And I learned how to feed him. E and I were awestruck. He was so tiny and seemed so delicate and breakable. Suddenly, we were parents. We had been waiting forever and now the time was here. Our time. Our destiny. Our chance to know true love.

To be continued...

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  1. So he was born!!!! How wonderful, how beautiful! Happy Birthday to you special boy! You have so much to be thankful for.

  2. Happy Birthday Boy! May this year bring as much joy to you as you have brought to your family!

  3. What a blessing. I love it! more, please, ma'am!

  4. WOW, what a miracle and a blessing JCK. This post made me have permasmile my friend.


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