Monday, March 23, 2009

19 Years Ago.

19 years ago I was experiencing labor for the first time. I had had a purple popsicle earlier to calm my stomach and about now it was coming back up. My ex-husband and I had been renting a house in the country and I had already been driven up and down a very bumpy country road twice, having made one trip to the hospital earlier and been told I was NOT in labor.

19 years ago I was being admitted to the hospital. I was barely in labor and I was scared to death. Having never had a major accident or broken bone as a child, it already hurt more than anything I had ever experienced. The nurses were very kind and sometime around midnight I got my epidural. My ex-husband fell asleep and I dozed off and on until morning, not feeling a darn thing anymore.

19 years ago, I was about to become a mother for the first time.

My life has never been the same since.

Happy 19th Birthday, Joseph. Thanks for being my boy. I love you.



Avitable said...

Happy birthday, Joseph!

Brother Dave said...

Happy Birthday Joseph. You are a wonderful son.

And you have a wonderful Mom.

Finn said...

Happy Birthday, Joseph! And Happy Birth Day, mom!

Just Dave said...

Hope you had a great day, Joseph. And I hope you had a great cake!

HoosierGirl5 said...

Thanks, everybody! I called my birthday boy at 15 minutes after midnight to be THE FIRST to wish him "happy birthday". And I just spoke to him a few minutes ago. He's having a great evening with his college friends.

19 years. Wow. I feel old. (laugh)


Fleur de Lisa said...

Awwww, how sweet! Happy birthday Joseph.

metalmom said...

Happy Belated Birthday, Joseph!

And Happy Mother's Day to you!!

Trukindog said...

Happy Birthday Joseph !

Joseph, your mom had an epidural to give you birth so if she ever ask's remind her that SHE was the first one to give you DRUGS! :)

Tookie Tail said...

Awwww happy birthday to your Joseph! Hey J...did you celebrate with a purple popsicle at least? hehe