Thursday, November 25, 2010

This year I am thankful

For a beautiful, spunky girl born to me on a cloudy day in April, 2006. I was naive, inexperienced, and feeling a bit overwhelmed. We tried to br*astfeed for 4 weeks, stubborn as nails, before we came away successful. I cried and cried from pain, overtiredness, and stress. I took, and passed, my final exams the week after she was born (for my senior year of college), and when she was 17 days old I walked across the stage, next to my husband who held her, and we both received our diplomas.

For a strong, absolutely amazing little boy born to me on a beautiful summer day in January, 2008 (New Zealand). He was a champion. My legend. I am still amazed at all he accomplished. 67 amazing days we were blessed with his presence, and nearly 3 (!!) years we have been blessed to be his parents.

For an intense, funny, girl who was born at home with ease on a warm day in April 2009 (New Zealand). After much puking, white spots all over the carpets, lots of scrubbing and laundry, I realized long after the fact that she had undiagnosed reflux. She, like her sister, did not enjoy sleeping. But she has spunk. Spunk, I'm telling you. I love that girl!

For Quattro. Quattro will arrive in early June, 2011. ;) Anxious to see who this little person will be.

God bless, Happy Thanksgiving!


24 comments:

  1. yay...and congrats on the new little person on its way :)

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  2. Congratulations! Can't wait to see what God has in store for your family with "Quattro". :-)

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  3. Congratulations! Can't wait to see what God has in store for your family with "Quattro".

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  4. Congratulations!
    Congrats on all of your beautiful blessings, including quattro :)

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  5. Wow, huge congratulations Susie! What wonderful news :)

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  6. So excited for you and Matt and your entire family! Blessings!

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  7. :::cheering::: How exciting, Susie!!!!!! Congratulations sweetie!

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  8. Yes! Truly some lovely things to be thankful for indeed!

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  9. OMGOSH!! YAY!! Congrats and I hope you are feeling well :)

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  10. Congratulations to you all! :D I'm smiling so big right now!

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  11. Congratulations! We are expecting #4 in may, so our babies will be close in age. Sounds like we are experiencing the wonderfulness of pregnancy at the same time!! Take care of yourself!

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  12. Congratulations, Susie and family!!!!

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  13. Congratulations!!!!!! How Wonderful!!!
    Take Care!

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  14. Oh goodness!! congradulations Susie! :)

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  15. Oh my goodness...what a Thanksgiving blessing! Congratulations!

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  16. Yay Susie! I am so happy for you :) (Shannah- Jan 08 babyfit :)

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  17. Congratulations! I'm due around then with my third. So happy!

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  18. Not checked in for a bit, lovely surprise! Congratulations to you all

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  19. awesome things to be thankful for!!! Congrats!!!

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