Saturday, August 2, 2008

A Time For Reflection. . .

Tomorrow is My Monkey's FIRST BIRTHDAY!!!!! How can that be?
So after a long day of cleaning and decorating I need to reflect. . . reflect on all of the joy I have had this past year.

One year ago tonight I was sitting in a hospital room with my daughter and son-in-law awaiting the arrival of my first grandchild. One year ago tonight I was excited and a little worried. One year ago tonight I never went to bed and wasn't tired.

The next evening I held that perfect baby girl in my arms and I loved her instantly! Even I was surprised at the amount of emotion I felt that evening.

The past 365 days have been one adventure after another, and I am so blessed that I got to be a part of all of them!

There was the . . .

First week at home

Reflux disorder and throw-up

First smiles

First giggles and coos

First holidays

First foods

First teeth

First words

Sitting up



and so much more!

Tomorrow My Monkey will be sitting in this chair eating (or at least destroying) her very first birthday cake. Tomorrow there will be about 50 people in my house all celebrating the life and joy of Vittoria Lee!

I hope you all have a special day tomorrow too!

1 comment:

Penny said...

Congrats on your first year with LMV!! You're going to have a lifetime of wonderful "firsts" with her... first day of school, first boyfriends... oh, the fun yet to come!! Enjoy your special day!!