Saturday, August 04, 2012

here comes my baby

the date--May 13th 2012, Mothers Day-- nearly 3 weeks before she was due, Mai Jubilee Monte was born.
It was a somewhat lengthy process, but my mum was there throughout to hold my hand and rub my back. The pain wasn't as bad as I had imagined. Maybe I was lucky, but it looks way worse in movies.
I had to have a c-section, something I hadn't thought about. The recovery was rough. Mai came out and I got to see her little chubby face for a brief second before she was whisked away to the NICU. Only 6 lb 1oz. They do say the best things come in small packages. 
Since Mai was born, I have realised that the life I knew doesn't even matter anymore. The smiles I receive now are what fuzzy feelings are made of. When I hold her in my arms I know that we can help each other during this time while Sam is away on deployment. She's so helpless and innocent, and I love that. And her.

Friday, May 04, 2012

chai likes my belly pillow
week 35

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

mai baby room

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

growing growing

Thursday, March 29, 2012

30 weeks. That means 10 more to go.
I hope I am capable of doing this.
My belly feels and looks big now. My onion-like stomach is taking over!

Sunday, March 11, 2012

today I think about Japan it changed my life it helped me grow up it made me so happy it challenged me each and every day it opened my eyes to NEW it impressed a little stamp in my heart it became a part of me
...f o r e v e r.

Thursday, March 08, 2012

22, 23, 26, 27 weeks belly