November 28, 2012 (an excerpt from my journal):
Just when I thought I had Your plan all figured out, Lord, You change it and surprise me with something better than I could ever have imagined.
After 22 months of taking temperatures, counting days and wishing away weeks, after trips to the doctor, the naturopath and the fertility clinic, after giving up control of the situation and letting God take care of it all…after all of that…
I’m finally pregnant.
One year ago today, I found out I was pregnant. One year ago today, I started dreaming about the precious little bundle that I am now holding in my arms. I couldn’t have imagined the love that I have for her; I couldn’t have imagined what a perfect addition to our family she would be.
Though Kennedy is only three months old, in my mind, its a birthday of sorts. The first anniversary of our victory over infertility. The first birthday of our baby…not celebrated with cake or candles, but through a simple re-posting of a journal entry from that day. I can’t believe how far we’ve come in a year.