My daughter and I were warm, safe and comfortable in our beat-up Honda. Driving home towards our heated apartment, where I am free to use my computer to write a blog, turn on the oven to bake some banana bread, choose something warm to clothe myself in. My struggles, which at times can feel overwhelming, seem trivial and surmountable. How fortunate I am to cradle this child in my arms today.
I don't have much to say otherwise. I recently had my wisdom teeth and a molar removed. It went well and I'm nearly back to my solid food eating self. Our big girl weighs nearly 20lbs and is in the 88th percentile for weight. Our doctor is pleased with her development. We are planning our family trip to Trinidad in April, to visit my Mum and StepDad. Anson and I are both investigating exciting new prospects, I realize that's horribly vague but I will say more when decisions have been made. Everything is looking up!
My tried-and-true advice for anyone who is interested: Things don't just turn out okay. You have to work hard to make them okay. With hard work and perseverance, you can accomplish pretty much anything.