This occasion has been bittersweet for me. I am full of joy for her and her sweet little girl's long awaited arrival but also saddened that we will not be able to experience first-time motherhood together, just like we had always dreamed of.
Emily and i met in hair school and quickly realized that although we had never met before that first day of class we and our lives were "crazy similar" in so many ways it scared us.
Then this past december, we shared the news of our pregnancy to each other on the same day!! It still gives me goosebumps. We could not have planned that if we tried. Just another of the many things we had in common. We were due just days apart. And so so so excited to be sharing or first pregnancies together.
We spent the next few months shopping for baby books and baby clothes together and chatting over the phone about our latest cravings and doctors appointments. Life was so good.
Then on the same night of emily's engagement, a day we were both anxiously awaiting, brenham was born and went home to Jesus. That was the first of our live changing differences. The happiest day of em's life was the worst of mine. How could God do this to me?
Brooklyn was born on brenham's four month birthday at 5:13 am, brenham was born at 5:15 pm. The similarity continues.
I am heartbroken that they never got to meet, they would have been two of a kind too, just like their mommies, i just know it.
I love you em and brooklyn!