Wednesday, May 16, 2012

One year ago...

A year ago tonight, I came home from the hospital after a 4 night stay for pre term labor. I was 25 weeks pregnant with three. I was feeling pretty happy that the contractions had only dialated my cervix to 1 cm.  I was ready to be on bed rest and make it to 28 weeks.
I came home, had dinner, watched TV and went to bed

Less than 2 hours later, I woke up to soaked sheets. My water had broke and the babies were born just a few hours later. I've never been so scared in my entire life. Their birth was traumatic to say the least. All three had to be intubated right away. It took hours for me to see them. And when I did, I stared at three different isolettes, each with a tiny baby inside covered in wires and tubes. Our babies were sick and medically fragile for weeks. The thought of losing one, two or all three babies was real. But here we are. One year later. Lots of prayers and faith in God's plan, patience and a whole lot of fighting on their part; we made it. Happy birthday babies!


  1. Happy Birthday little miracles! I hope you all have a fun-filled day! ♥

  2. Happy Birthday! I don't even know them personally, but this post brought a few tears.....

  3. Wow they are so amazing! Happy Birthday!

  4. Happy Birthday Sophia, Carlitos, and Marcos! Wow Angelica what a year you have made it through, many terrifying times, many exhausting times, and many times of joy and thankfulness......I can't wait to celebrate this wonderful one year birthday with you all :) XOXOXO