Thursday, December 10, 2009

The Kindness of Bloggers

Isn't this hat the cutest? A dear blogger friend, Missy, crocheted it and sent it to me (and a pair of adorable booties, not pictured because the little miss was a bit too squirmy!) before Eliza was born.

I was so touched to receive this beautiful gift from Missy. She has been through a lot in the last year and a half. We started TTCing around the same time last year - we were both so happy and optimistic about the road ahead of us. Unfortunately, neither of our journeys went as we thought they would. Missy is still out there in the trenches, and though I know that she will one day soon be a mommy, it breaks my heart to see her struggle. I wish things were different for her, I wish they were easier, and I wish I could make things better for her. Even in the midst of all that she has been through, Missy was happy for me and celebrated with me when this pregnancy finally stuck and when Eliza was born. She has been a true friend, and this thoughtful gift is just one way she has shown her kindness and generosity.

Thank you Missy, Eliza loves her hat and booties!


Kim D. said...

I think we are finding Eliza's color. she looks great in pinks

Missy said...

Glad they fit!

Alyssa said...

The hat is very beautiful! Sending lots of positive thoughts to Missy.

Ruby said...

Wow what a beautiful gift! She looks great in her little hat and I'm sure the booties are fabulous too!

jrose35 said...

I love the cute pink hat Ella!! She is so adorable!! I have to tell you our news that we got great results at our NT Scan a few days ago and our baby is moving all around with a good strong heartbeat. We find out the gender on January 28th and can't wait! Sending lots of hugs your way and hope you are having a wonderful day with your beautiful girl!

Emmy said...

That is a great picture, and such a cute hat. Great job Missy!! She's such a cutie!

Eliza's Stats

Birth: 8 lbs 5 ozs
Going home: 7 lbs 10 ozs
5 days: 7 lbs 13 ozs
2 months: 12 lbs 6 ozs
4 months: 17 lbs
5 months: 18 lbs 12 ozs
6 months: 20 lbs 13 ozs
9 months: 24 lbs 3 ozs
12 months: 26 lbs 13 ozs
15 months: 28 lbs
18 months: 29 lbs 3 ozs
2 years: 32 lbs
3 years: 34 lbs

Alice's Stats

Birth: 8 lbs 11 oz
2 Months: 13 lbs 10 oz
4 Months: 17 lbs 15 oz
6 Months: 20 lbs 4 oz