To my baby girl on her 2nd birthday…

Last year, on this same day, I wrote a letter to my daughter on her first birthday. I told her about how much I loved being her mom and how much she meant to me. My love for her has only grown in masses over the year. My hopes for this blog and that letter, is that one day when she is older she will sit down and read everything, as everything I do is for her. I had no idea that in her second year of life she would mean even more to me and literally save my life. I didn’t think it was possible to love this girl more, but I do day after day. She keeps a smile on my face when I am down, and makes me laugh every single day and often. God did not give me a quiet and timid girl. He gave me a strong, vibrant daughter who has so much spunk. She is so full of life and personality. Before the C word hit our family, I knew I loved her with every ounce of my soul. I would cry everyday dropping her off at the babysitters. I hated going to work because that meant I had to leave my baby. All I wanted was to be a stay at home mom. I did not care if that meant not having nice things, or staying in our small house. I just wanted to be with her and watch her grow and teach her new things everyday. Once cancer hit, and I was at home I soon realized I had gotten what I wanted, to stay at home with Savanna. What a horrible way to do it, but nonetheless, I was ecstatic to be with her everyday. Definitely not what I had planned or the way I would really choose to do it but I loved every second with her. It was in these months that I realized my love for her was much, much more than I […]

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