Sunday, May 10, 2009

happy mother's day


Before I was a Mom,
I never tripped over toys
or tried to remember words to a lullaby.
I never thought about immunizations.
I didn't worry about who might
be following in my footsteps.
Before I was a Mom,
I had never been puked on.
Pooped on.
Chewed on.
Peed on.
I had complete control
of my mind and my thoughts.
I slept all night.
Before I was a Mom,
I never held down a screaming child
so doctors could do tests.
Or give shots.
I never looked into teary eyes
and cried myself.
I never got gloriously happy
over a simple grin.
I never sat up late hours at night
watching a baby sleep.
Before I was a Mom,
I never held a sleeping baby just because
I didn't want to put him down.
I never felt my heart break into a million pieces
when I couldn't stop the hurt.
I never knew that something so small
could affect my life so much.
I never knew that I could love someone
more than I loved myself.
Before I was a Mom...
I never knew that I would love being one.
author unknown


Shelly Conn said...

Kasey, I'm from Murfreesboro, TN and I stop in on your blog from time to time. I hope you have a Happy Mother's Day! I wanted to tell you that your story is always inspirational to me and I love your positive attitude. God bless you and your sweet family on this special holiday! :)

Lorri said...

thinking of you today, on my blog.

carleigh said...

hope you had a great day! btw, love the new blog layout...