Leap of Faith

When this 17 year- old of mine was born, I was expecting a healthy bundle of joy. No one mentions the possibility  that the bundle of joy you are about to bring into this world may bring you unspeakable sadness. And certainly no one tells you that the healthy baby you have carried for 9 months will not be breathing when she is born.  I can’t begin to describe the helplessness of listening for that first cry, and hearing – nothing. watching your newborn being whisked away to some unknown part of the hospital to be hooked up to machines that would breathe for her....more
Thanks for your kind thoughts. This strong young woman surprises me daily, and I look forward to ...more