Sunday, October 4, 2009

before and after

Oliver Robin - 10/4/08



Oliver Robin - 10/4/09



10/4/08: I woke up early to pop a valium on an empty stomach. I headed to my doctors office, with all my hopes and dreams sitting in a petri dish in the room next door, waiting for fate to decide their next step. I was full of optimism and fear and couldn't sleep for the excitement.

10/4/09: I woke up early to play with my darling ,darling son (who doesn't know that normal people don't get up on a Sunday while it's still dark out). We headed to Starbucks to help the morning pass and he smiled at every stranger that crossed his path. Instead of my hopes and dreams residing in a petri dish, they lay on the floor beside me (and rolled from back to tummy for the first time just moments ago!). I am full of optimism and fear and still can't sleep. But how wonderful is it to have that cluster of cells lay in my lap and gaze at me, his mommy.

12 comments:

Jessatsea said...

although cute in the petri dish... he is FAR more adorable now! :) Love the new pic! :) Miss you my friend!

Amy C said...

Glad you posted...I have missed reading your blog. I hope things are going better for you...things have seriosly improved for me...no more post partum depression and the boys have slept 10 hrs 3 days in a row..we had set back the last 2 nights with only 7 hours. But I will take it!!! Ok, I am so going to copy how you did your post. I was just saying today that I can't believe in 1 month it will be a year since my embryo transfer!!!! Your boy is precious and YAY on rolling over!!!!!

womb for improvement said...

Brilliant. He has changed a bit hasn't he?

Lauren said...

Great post. He is so cute!

Pepper said...

Look at that face! My goodness, what a fantastic way to start the day. I'm so happy you're so happy.

theworms said...

What a cutie!

Great post Amber, as always.

Isn't it crazy how much life can change in a year.

Cara said...

Oh...what a sweetie. Ansered prayers!

Genevieve said...

I loved him then, I love him even more now.
glad he's becoming a little person.

KandiB said...

What a sweet post. It's good to be reminded. I try to thank God every day for my little bundle of love that just a year ago we thought would never come.

Genevieve said...

dude! where is the post about Ollies first Halloween? what was he dressed up as? did he scare the trick or treaters? did he sleep through it.
I want details and photos missy!!!
love you, miss you.
G

B's Mom said...

Amazing, isn't it?

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