It seems like just yesterday I was in the hospital being told our first born would be arriving early with a hurricane heading straight for us. I was 34 weeks and come to find out leaking fluid for 7 days. The delivery was faster than I imagined. I just remember this small baby being born completely blue. He was struggling to breath on his own. He was rushed to the NICU and placed on a vent. I wouldn't get to see him for hours.
Tomorrow that small boy will turn 14 years old. I dont think he will ever understand the depth his presence has had on my life. For the first 5 years he was in and out if the hospital with respiratory issues. When he was two we lost his baby sister at birth due to preeclampsia and prematurity. HE SAVED ME. It may have been way to much pressure on this little two year old. He kept me going even when I was drowning in the grief. He was my liferaft. I centered my life around him because it kept me going. He has given me so much joy. He is smart, funny, and ohh he has an amazing heart. He is also very busy and impulsive.
He also start high school on Monday. I dont know how this time has flown by so quickly. My sweet boy has grown into and amazing young man. I can not wait to see what the next few years has in store for him. How he will grow and change.
I hope he always knows just what he means to me. I hope he know that I would move heaven and earth for him. My sweet boy.
So sweet! I hope he had a great birthday and is having a great 1st day of school today!
SO much love to you and good luck to Jadon as his big adventure of a high schooler begins! I think it goes by even faster after this!
Love and hugs
Happy Birthday, Jayden! I hope his day was perfect. And I'm sure he only knows how much you love him... which is all he needs.
And I can not believe he started HS and Jaxson started Kindergarten. I hope they both had a great day.
Love and hugs,
Thank you for telling your story. Your son is beautiful. We share a similar story. My first son who just turned 5, was born at 35 weeks after a very difficult delivery and emergency csection that left him in the NICU and me in the icu. 2 years later, I gave birth to my second son, also a preemie born at 26 weeks, who passed away in the hospital. I completely understand how you feel about your son saving you. I often felt the same, thanking god that I had him to help me get through the pain, or maybe take my mind off of it. It’s taken me a while to join this group, so thank you for inspiring me to share too.
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