Wednesday, December 23, 2009

My Baby Girl Turns 11 Today! ;(

11 years ago at this time I was laying in hospital bed preparing to deliver my baby girl 6 weeks premature. I was diagnosed with "severe Toxemia", when I was admitted into the hospital my blood pressure was reading around 207/110 something....I was borderline from having a stroke. I was treated with SO many medications that they couldn't keep anything under control after that, my blood pressure then bottomed out and they induced labor. It was a long labor but a very short delivery for my tiny 4 lb baby girl...She was born on December 23, at 10:53 pm...She was rushed into the neonatal unit, I only got to see her tiny face for a brief second before they took her...I was confined to the bed laying on my back for 12 hours due to a big loss of blood and it was still to thin I would risk hemorrhaging if I moved! Talk about being scared and wanting my little angel. There was a really nice NICU Nurse that took a Polaroid picture of her and brought it to me and my Hubby bought a disposable camera and went and had the pictures developed right away..I remained in the hospital until Christmas Eve and I was "allowed" to go home. No I was forced to go home as I wasn't allowed to stay with my angel at the hospital. So DD remained in the hospital for 9 days and we were finally able to bring her home and what a wonderful life she has given us...So Happy 11th Birthday to my Beautiful Angel!

My sweet Angel when I could finally hold her...


Daddy's girl...


Her very first Easter


I just loved kissing those cute little cheeks!!


Finally a toddler...It went by to fast...


DD and her best Bubby!


Growing up and loving her friends!


Such sweet friends!


My Angel, 11 today...



19 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday !

    Have a Merry Christmas

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  2. Awww, what a sweet post! Loved the pictures, esp. the one of her in pig tails!!!! Happy birthday to DD!

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  3. There is nothing like seeing them for a moment and then having them whisked away . . . the fear of not knowing. I am so glad all has turned out beautiful! What a sweet dollie you have!

    Blessing~
    P.

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  4. She is so adorable! What a scary entry into the world....I am so glad all went well and you both were okay in the end. I hope she has a super fabulous birthday!! Enjoy the holidays!

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  5. Happy Birthday to DD! What a lovely young lady. Merry Christmas!

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  6. Oh, happy birthday, DD!!

    The photos of her as a youngster are so cool, I especially like the toddler one as it shows so much of what she looks like now and what she will look like later in life. Very sweet post!!

    I wish you a blessed Christmas, Michelle! :)

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  7. Happy Birthday wishes sent your way DD....It will be OK Mom...

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  8. Happy Birthday to your precious daughter!!
    Hope her day was filled with lots of fun!

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  9. Thank you all for the wonderful words!! She did indeed have a fabulous Birthday!! It was a great day for all of us :)

    Merry CHRISTmas to you all!!

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  10. What a beautiful little lady you have. Birthday wishes out to DD...and ya'll have a merry Christmas!

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  11. Thanks TUC~ I hope you had a very Merry Christmas as well!!

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  12. HAPPY BIRTHDAY DD!! She was a beautiful baby, and grew into a beautiful almost a teen! lol I hope you all had a very merry Christmas as well. Thinkin of you and yours. Have a fabulous rest of this year. Blessings to your new one coming.

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  13. Thanks TW!! I hope you had a very Merry Christmas as well!! And of course many blessing for the New Year!!

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  14. Happy New Year to you and your family! You've been busy - miss your posting!

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  15. She is such a sweet miracle! I didn't realize the whole story before - that is so amazing that both of you recovered!

    Just gorgeous (and there's nothing like finally being able to bring your tiny baby home! :)

    Happy late Birthday DD!

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  16. Rachel~ Yes she definitely was my Christmas Miracle!! Thank you for such sweet words!!

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