Saturday, July 11, 2009

Happy Birthday, Meagan

Meagan Michelle Walker was born 19 years ago on the 11th of July in 1990.

She weighed 9lbs, 8oz. If I had made it to the due date, she would have been over 10lbs. She was delivered by c-section a few days ahead of time. The ob said she would never fit thru the birth canal. My hips weren't big enough, sure could have fooled me. I guess that is because I see them from the outside and he was looking inside! She had a perfectly shaped head due to the c-section, no conehead for our long awaited little one. Seems like yesterday and now she is young woman.

I had no idea what to do with a little baby then and still don't know what to with a young woman. I have to let her explore the world but it's a GREAT BIG SCARY WORLD out there now. I can give her guidance and offer advice but ultimately she has to make the right choice. I want to keep her safe and close to me. Thank you God for my miracle baby. I had 2 previous miscarriages early on and never thought I would have another child. I had been married 8 years when I got pregnant with Meagan. I had her at 38, my husband was 42. I had never seen him happier.

Happy 19th Birthday, Meagan!!! God bless you!

Love , Mama


Sandra y Coco said...

OMG this post was too sweet and made me cry. it may be because I just stepped into the car after spending almost 4 hrs at a kids party, when I don't have kids yet. Happy birthday to your daughter. I hope I make the desicion someday to have mine, it just seems to scary for me with so much crazy things going around in this world.

Neas Nuttiness said...

Happy Birthday Meagan!

Love ya Becky!

Mountain Woman said...

Happy Birthday Meagan! I loved your post and I'm so glad you had your healthy baby girl. It sure is a learning process raising children. I hope you all had a wonderful day yesterday.

Neabear said...

Happy Birthday Meagan!! Here's to many more.

Interestingly I had two miscarriages after my two kids. If the second miscarriage did not happen I would have had a child in February 1990. But never had that third child. After two miscarriages we gave up and just stayed with the two we already had. By that time they were 9 and 5 1/2 years old.

Jientje said...

Happy birthday Maegan!

What a lovely tribute to your daughter Becky!

Art with Liz said...

I don't get to visit you often enough Becky, but I hope Meagan had a great birthday. Thank you for visiting my blog.

I thought I would also comment on the mosquito problem! No, none here at the moment as it is winter, but they will have their turn soon (we call them mozzies). It is sad that we wipe out their natural predators and then have to do the job ourselves. To keep them away, use a fan. Not only do they not like the wind, but just imagine how elegant you will look! Keep well.

Andrea said...

Happy Birthday Meagan!!! What a lovely post! :)

Tatersmama said...

I know this is late, but
Happy Birthday Meagan!

What a lovely, lovely post, Becky!

Sherri said...

Wanderfulpost, Becky.

Tweedles -- that's me... said...

Hi Becky
Thank you for the sweet comment on my blogie. You always say such special things to me.
Have you gotten in any shopping sprees lately?