You've changed my life!
My rainbow baby, my tangible hope.
After 25 hours of labor you entered the world.
7:18pm 6/16/15 you had your first breath of air. Your cry was the most precious sound ever to dance into my ears. But that sound pales in comparison to the moment you were laid on my chest. You had finally arrived & here i was meeting you.
It was all so new but at the same time like i'd known you all my life.
I remember saying "Oh honey, you're here!"
In that moment it was as if my life was refreshed. restarted.
Almost like when you were born I was too.
Right away you were lifting your head, excited to see the many loved ones quickly closing in around you, wanting to love on you.
From the moment of you entering the world you've been so sweet & snuggley.
However that didn't mean you liked being swaddled.
You're quite the opposite in fact. You need your arms & very strong legs to be FREE!
At one point it was just you & me. Finally alone as we were for so many months prior.
I told you I'd never seen a baby more perfect. You grunted softly slowly drifting off to sleep in my arms. kissing your forehead & tiny button slightly crooked nose i whispered
"I love you forever"
Every ounce of struggle.
Every bit of pain
the fear of you joining your siblings in heaven.
My desperate pleas...
All of it had become worth it.
It all ended with