UPDATE: Today is Amy’s 20th birthday! I wrote this blog post four years ago when she turned 16. As I awoke early this morning just as I did 20 years ago I thought, as I always do on this day, of all the amazing details of her birth and decided to repost this article. Enjoy!
My second daughter – Amy Girl – is turning sweet sixteen today. I remember the day of her birth vividly. In fact, of all my seven deliveries (2 c-sections & 5 vbacs)….Amy’s was one of the easiest.
But as I remember the events surrounding her birth I have to laugh at myself. I have certainly mellowed out a bit in my “old age” because when I look back to my decisions as a 30 year old “driven”, type A , intense young woman, I often find myself saying….What was I thinking?
After a 24+ hour pitocin induced, mind numbing, horrific labor…
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