Shortly after Little B. made his appearance, J. and I learned — for certain — that Michael was a hero.

I don’t know who, there were no names… but I know that Michael’s heart saved the life of another tiny child mere hours after we signed the papers to donate.

And today, as we are called to remember our thankfulness, I am thankful for my firstborn. I am so, so thankful I got to carry that precious boy, even though I never got to bring him home, because the experience in itself was a gift. And I am thankful that he was able to give another family the gift that we had to wait for. I am thankful that this family gets to watch their little one grow up, I am thankful that they’ll get to watch him or her run and play and be everything a healthy child should be.

I am so thankful. ❤

Michael's feet.

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One thought on “Giving Thanks

  1. You have come full circle. To be able to get to a place in your heart to be thankful for carrying and sharing an “angel hero”, is in itself, a miracle. You are a strong person. I am thankful for your new bundle of joy to love. Every once in awhile, I have a dream of holding a new born, like last night. They are good therapy.:))

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