I found this very touching and wanted to share. It is from this site.


If you can't see the words, it says:

 "A mark for every breath you took, every blink, every sleepy yawn. One for every time you sucked your thumb, waved hello, closed your eyes and slept in the most perfect darkness. One for every time you had the hiccups. One for every dream you dreamed within me.

It isn't very pretty anymore. Some may even think it ugly. That's OK. It was your home. It's where I first grew to love you, where I lay my hand as I dreamed about who you were and who you would be. It held you until my arms could, and for that, I will always find something beautiful in it."

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May. 14, 2007 at 5:33 PM aww thats sucha sweet way to look at it!!

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May. 14, 2007 at 5:35 PM woah, those war wounds speak volumes, and yes they are a sign of love, aren't they?  They are reminders that we are mothers...and I wouldn't trade a one, if it meant that I would have any lesser child than I have now...I am sure my hubby understands that, as well - besides, he has a very big nose, and big feet  - and I still love him anyway....!

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May. 15, 2007 at 10:53 AM i lvoe that!!! thanks for passing it along!

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May. 23, 2011 at 8:40 AM

I found this very touching. I lost a son almost 2 years ago. He was born 2 weeks premature, stillborn. I have other munchkins whom I love with all my eart, but this reminded me of him. See when he was born, we found out something with his skull just wasn't right. So he could have lived in pain. I always say I'd rather he went in my warm, comfy belly than have to live one moment in pain. Thank you for sharing.

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Aug. 25, 2011 at 1:00 PM

I agree-- for those of us who have lost children, our stretch marks are the only physical reminder we have left.  I love my stretch marks!  Thank you for sharing.

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