Monday, December 27, 2010

Finally Holding Matthew!

Proud, Happy Mama
After more than a week of being unable to hold their newborn close, these two pictures reveal the joy through the exhaustion, don't they?
Proud, Happy, Papa

11 comments:

  1. I'm SO happy for you guys! God bless and we will keep praying and sending many many positive thoughts!!! Love, Malia & Brent

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  2. Yay, Matthew! Keep up the good fight.

    Fellow HLHS fighter,
    Zoe (7.5 months)

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  3. Beautiful ... just beautiful ... see Matthew you did it ... Mommy and Daddy can now HOLD YOU ... I know you are just loving their arms around you cuddling you ... now you just relax ... keep getting better ... and you keep talking to your heart ... "I think I can ... I think I can" ... you are such a cutie ... I wouldn't be able to wait to hold you either!!! Blessings and Love ... hey you have done so much in your first week and a few days ... and it even snowed (how cool is that!) ... stay strong little buddy ... glad you are getting out of the CICU too!!! You are doing great!!!

    Love to you and your family!

    Erin

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  4. Awwwww....beautiful pictures of proud parents!! What a great Christmas gift :) Love, Sarah Kick

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  5. What truly wonderful blessings you have received and will continued to receive for this precious child. I know how excited I am for you and can only imagine how wonderful this is for you. I love each of you and continue to pray for continued blessing. All our Love!!! Aunt Marsha and Uncle Tom

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  6. I am so happy for all 3 of you!! Keep up the good work Matthew. My prayers continue for a speedy recovery and discharge back to South Alabama! Love you guys!

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  7. Following your blog in Mobile - so so happy for you! Congratulations! I know the new year has great and wonderful things in store for you!

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  8. All this is so fabulous!!!!!! So glad he's out of CICU and you two are getting a true taste of parenthood. Nothing could be finer. At least you are all together. Keep us posted on all the progress. It is so heart warming! Love and miss you all. Laura Fancher

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  9. OMG I love it!
    Sara Russell

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  10. reading your updates and thinking about you guys everyday. Love and prayers, Karen and Cheryl

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  11. Nikki, that pic looks so normal! Guess you've been practicing all these years! Laura Fancher

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