Friday, December 5, 2008

A Year Ago Today ...

I was thankful for lucky number seven. Seven eggs. That became six embryos. That became three transferred embryos. That became two fetuses. That became two fragile premature neonates. That are now two thriving infants.

We are blessed, and grateful.

But here, in this place, I must admit that while this day brought us all we could desire and more, it also is a reminder of all we went through to get here. I went back and read the next few posts that followed that day. And I was struck by the outpouring of love and support I received. And of all the women who were going through the same emotions. Of all my cyclesistas from that month, I think I was the only positive outcome. And that makes me sad, especially since many of those same women are still struggling and hoping.

Thank you to all of you for giving me this place to feel safe and supported, and most importantly validated. I hope I was able to give the same to some of you. And some day, when I have a little more time, I hope to do it again. Thank you just doesn't quite seem like enough, but for now, it will have to do.

If you would like to see what happened to those two those little eggs, click here.*
*link is now FIXED!

10 comments:

bleu said...

I remember that time so well, and for now I am so lucky to be at 20 weeks. You were so very supportive to me and I so appreciated it all.

Lori said...

Oh, I LOVE looking back, especially on years like yours.

You're probably very grateful for the changes that have happened since then, and also grateful that you lived through all that upheaval!

Geohde said...

Smile.

Your link is broke, but I bet they're just beautiful,

xx

J

Dr. Grumbles said...

What a great year!

Ms. Planner said...

I keep remembering back to this time of year, too. So much hope and anxiety. And love and support, too. Hope you are enjoying California.

Martha said...

Thank you so much for saying hello and your nice comment on my blog. This post is so delightful, Happy Birthday to you and your BEAUTIFUL children, they have wonderful smiles and their eyes, My Gosh!!!
I am so happy your twins are thriving and you are enjoying them. Best to you and thanks again, Martha

Bean said...

Dropping by to say "Tag, you're it" - details over at my place. ;)

slouching mom said...

I'm so happy for you.

m said...

Thank so much for your recent comments, Amy. I am so happy for you. And I know I will get there soon.

xo

Sticky Bun said...

It's such an amazing community and I'm so glad you're still blogging and sharing the journey! :-)