Flashback: September 16, 2006

12:30 p.m.

“This doesn’t sound good at all.  It should be at least 110 but it is coming at between 40 and 50”

“What could be the cause of that?”

“It’s hard to say.  It could be many things, but not something to ignore.  I’m going to have to act proactively on this one.  Don’t worry.  I’m sure everything will be fine”

“Anything you say.  You know best.  This could be it though?  It’s no turning back for me from here on you know.  The time is now”

FF to Sunday, September 17; 7:20 p.m.

“Nothing is happening.  It’s been 7 hrs and she hasn’t moved a centimetre”

“I’m ready”

“Let’s get ready then and do what we have to do”

8:02 a.m. – CDJR1 was born … not many cries, I was wondering if he was ok.  They put his face against mine.  He had a head of hair.  He started to cry.  He was ok.  I started to cry.  He was holding on to the cord. Scaring us all with his too slow heartbeat … but he was ok and has already started to make his mark on the world as a special little boy.

“Happy Birthday CDJR1.  Mommy loves you”


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