At this time 3 years ago we were eating at Good Food Store and I was having regular contractions and I had to stop and hold the chair on our way out.
At this time I was refusing an epidural and we were all miserable.
At this time I thought I was going to die.
And then, at 1:19 on the morning of February 1st, you were born.
The night before you were born.
Birth Story Part 1
Exhausted and happy.
World's best daddy.
Micah, you blow my mind every single day. As I thought about what to say to you about who you are, I drew a complete blank. How do I wrap up 1,095 days of an unbelievable little life into mere words? To say you are smart, funny, tenderhearted, loyal, protective, compassionate - these barely scratch the surface.
So just know we think you're the best thing since.....the creation of donuts.
And for memory's sake, a written record of some of the funniest things you say...
Scoose me, mama, scoose me. (Excuse me.)
Get some chock-lick? (Chocolate.)
If you do something for Asher, this is how the "conversation" goes:
Ex. You give Asher a toy.
Micah: Say thank you Ash-ur.
Micah: Your WEL-come.
Mommy, check your oatmeal? (Email.)
Get horchasta? (Horchata.)
If you wike to talk to tomadoes, if a swash can make you smile, if you like to wazz with podadoes...*incoherent singing along*.....down the pwoduce aisle....*high-pitched voice*....veggie tayels, veggie tayels....veg-gie tayels! Bwoccowi, cerewry, gotta be...veggie tayels!
I wish I could bottle you up with your sweet voice and keep it by my bedside until the end of my days.
And a look back through the annals of time.
Halloween 2010 (Oscar Meyer wiener)
Halloween 2011 (zookeeper)
Halloween 2012 (airline pilot)
Micah's love language - throwing rocks in the river.
I love the bond between these two.
Growing up way too fast!
Happy birthday to my favorite 3-year old on the planet. You are the apple of our eyes and we love you to the moon and back.