Sunday, May 9, 2010

Happy Mother's Day 2010

Well isn't this the day that so many of us dread? Those of us that have tried for so long to become a Mother are bombarded with scenes and reminders of the second Sunday in May each year. I know its tough and I feel you today for real.

This year its a mix of emotions for me. As most of you know I lost one of my twins at about 10 weeks. Today I am 15w1d with one baby, as far as I know. I want to celebrate Mother's Day for the first time in my life, but I am cautious.

Here in Egypt Mother's Day has passed, it was March 21st. But being an American I am partial to celebrating US holidays as well, no matter where I am.

But DO I celebrate today? And if so what do I do? I am thinking the e-card I sent my Mom is celebration enough and I will just spend a quiet day of internal reflection on how this just may be an awesome day for me next year. We'll see.

Our travel plans have been delayed. We are not leaving as originally planned on the 10th or 11th. Probably leaving around the 15th or so. I know you want to know where we are going and when we get back I will share, promise. Its a very important trip, one planned for so long and I just want to be sure we get there before I share details. Aren't you even MORE interested now?


Dr. K is travelling too. His last day of work before he leaves is tomorrow, working until 5pm. So between now and then I will decide if I'll go in for an ultrasound. I am leaning towards going and so many of you have helped me decide that. I too, am like you and want to have a piece of mind that all is cool while we're gone. Then another part of me thinks, just go and focus and enjoy yourself and God Willing all will be ok when you get back. We'll see about this too.

To those of you who are so fortunate and lucky to be Mothers, Happy Mother's Day. For those of you long to be a Mom, like me, let us hope one day soon this will be a day of celebration for us too one day. Cue in violin music now...


  1. I guess you celebrate if you want to. It is tough though, isn't it. Anyway I really am more interested in your trip-but I guess I'll just have to wait. Really excited to hear the scan results if you decide to go.
    xoxo to you too!

  2. Aghhh I had posted and then realised my log in was the wrong one!!
    Anyway, I was saying that I'm so curious about your trip, I can't wait to hear all about it!! And I share your wishes for mother day. Love, Fran

  3. Sending love to you on this day....celebrated officially or not...

  4. Happy Mama's Day. You deserve it!

  5. Thinking of you and hoping you feel safe enough to celebrate very soon.

  6. Good luck with your ultrasound decision. Fortunately, being in Egypt, you get to decide how you wish to recognize Mother's Day. Quiet reflection sounds pretty good, right about now.

    Can't wait to hear about your trip...I'm intrigued!

  7. Happy Mother's Day to you!

  8. Sending love and hugs to you!!


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