August 05, 2009

BETTER THAN A KANGAROO

Our baby has a growing brain.  Hands and feet.  Individual fingers and toes.   John Elway baby wiggled his arms and hands in a little dance.

And I sobbed.

I don't cry at the bad ultrasounds, just the good ones.

With each week, I grow more confident.  But with each week I also grow more attached to a baby I know could still have fatal problems.

But my heart is happy because I know, at least for today, that a little baby is dancing inside me.

Posted by: Sarah at 10:58 AM | Comments (25) | Add Comment
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1 *happy tears* right along with you!!! :-)

Posted by: Krista at August 05, 2009 11:02 AM (sUTgZ)

2 Yaaaaay!!!!

Posted by: CaliValleyGirl at August 05, 2009 11:02 AM (irIko)

3

YAY John Elway!!!!

Posted by: Val at August 05, 2009 11:12 AM (5btL/)

4 Wonderful!

All three of you have been in my thoughts.

-a total stranger (Who enjoys your blog) - Nicki

Posted by: Nicki Magnuson at August 05, 2009 11:48 AM (j/Vk+)

5 Happy prayers being sent your way!!!

Posted by: Mrs. Who at August 05, 2009 12:18 PM (EH6rG)

6 Sarah - Great news. I was hoping you would have another "report" today!

Posted by: Keri at August 05, 2009 12:19 PM (k6Euw)

7 These posts make a lump in my throat and I tear up every time. Life is such a beautiful, amazing and fragile thing.
May God continue to bless your life and this little one He has given you.
Praying for you daily!

Posted by: Artemis Dee at August 05, 2009 12:19 PM (m8F17)

8 My tears joined yours and the others. Prayers too. And just for the record, I joined little John Elway in the happy dance.  Big hugs.

Posted by: jck at August 05, 2009 12:46 PM (fRt6P)

9 Tears in my eyes. Lump in my throat. Who knew one could get so attached to a stranger's baby? I am so happy for you, your husband, and that little one.

Posted by: Heather at August 05, 2009 01:05 PM (BjblJ)

10 I'm an army wife, mom (who lived through a Mothers Day miscarriage 2 yrs ago) and a long time lurker who has followed your blog for a few years now...I cant put into words how happy I am for you today, I have happy tears, goose bumps. I will continue praying for you and your family. You are my "imaginary" hero. 

Posted by: Amanda at August 05, 2009 02:16 PM (0JIJF)

11 Checked yesterday to see what the "kanga baby' update was and realized I was a day early.  I was so glad to read today's post.  Another longtime reader and sometimes delurker.

Posted by: Cindy at August 05, 2009 03:30 PM (bSKUg)

12 More happy tears and smiles here, too...

Posted by: FbL at August 05, 2009 03:31 PM (OqrkV)

13 Ah the glorious dance of JohnElwayBaby. I'm so happy for you!

Posted by: Darla at August 05, 2009 07:18 PM (QXKMC)

14 Yay for the John Elway baby.  Keeping my fingers crossed for you.

Posted by: Leofwende at August 05, 2009 07:21 PM (28CBm)

15

How many weeks are you?  I, too, have nothing but good and hopeful things on my brain (which is probably about the same size as John/Johnna Elway's!)....

Posted by: Allicadem at August 05, 2009 08:38 PM (5GMZY)

16

I'm so very very happy!  Every time you post I have a knot in my stomach as I read, hoping there is no word of bad baby news.  It seems a little ridiculous that I'm trying not to get my hopes up too high for someone else's baby, but I know how it can go.

Grow baby, Grow!

Posted by: sharona at August 05, 2009 09:10 PM (BeRta)

17

Its been a while since ive checked your blog and when i do WOW do i get a suprise. I was so excited about your wonderful news. You are all in my prayers and thoughts. I cant imagine how odd it must feel to have strangers getting all excited about you and bubs.

Congratulations

Posted by: orlane at August 05, 2009 11:03 PM (nkQdP)

18 Great news, Sarah. Your Lurkers are quietly pulling for all three of you.

Posted by: Piercello at August 06, 2009 12:14 AM (l4778)

19 I'm so glad. And still praying.

Posted by: Lucy at August 06, 2009 12:57 AM (0nTD7)

20 I'm so happy for you!! Every day longer is a day stronger. God bless.

Posted by: Pamela at August 06, 2009 01:45 AM (4C6nA)

21 go john elway baby, o please, you can do it, go go go!

Posted by: Lissa at August 06, 2009 08:18 AM (eSfKC)

22 yet another faithful reader/occasional delurker coming out to say how very much my heart soared to read this news. . . . and how very much I hope and pray that all continues to go well with the wee one. . . . Semper Fi!

Posted by: queenie at August 06, 2009 08:47 AM (xrE/3)

23

That is so exciting.  Can they give you a video of the ultrasound that you can send to the Mr.?  Are you going to have a CVS test?  I don't know if its indicated in your case, I was just impertinently curious.

I'm so happy for you.

Posted by: Christa at August 06, 2009 01:43 PM (2qSbp)

24 Oh Sarah!     

Posted by: dutchgirl at August 06, 2009 02:51 PM (hLAkQ)

25 Glad to hear everything went well at the scan.  I will continue to think good thoughts for you.  Grow John Elway, grow! 

Posted by: Ann M. at August 06, 2009 08:35 PM (+GQ3g)

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