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  • Francesca Alexandria, I had the name, now all I needed was the baby girl. It took 6 years to concieve her. I remember the agonizing days when I'd go to the bathroom only to find that I had again started my menstral cycle. But one day my cycle didn't come. It didn't come the following month either, I was pregnant...Oh happy dance!! I wanted to run through the streets like a mascot does on a football field carrying a flag that read..."I'm pregnant, go tell everyone, I'm pregnant!!"
    Little did I know that I would have a daughter to add to my blessings. Me! I now had a daughter. I'll never forget the nurses in the delivery room telling me that that was the most spiritual delivery they had ever been a part of. I never got a chance to ask them what they meant by that. I feared I had started chanting crazily in my near unconcious state, lol. But here she was, 14 days late weighing in at 9lbs 4 oz. with one eye open and one closed. I had opted for a natural delivery, (just kill me) I wasn't taking a chance on meds affecting her... little did I know what the depth of pain could be. Her eye finally popped open 9 days later, BAM! just like that.
    I went into super throttle crazy mode as she began her life. Her health and safety were my priorty. I programmed myself to wake up every 15 minutes to make sure she was breathing. I was the crazy mother that would literally climb in her crib at night just to be double sure she was breathing, that tells you alot right there! Holy moly, who does THAT? Straight jacket anyone! When we were around strangers I felt like using a megaphone and saying " you there, yes you.. step away from the baby, I repeat, step away from the baby, I have a gun." Just kidding I didn't have a gun. Oh my God, I never got over being an over protective mom. We laugh so hard at the crazy things I did to keep her safe.
    She will be graduating soon and I pray I have given her enough about every area of life before she leaves to follow her dreams.
    One day she asked me what I would change about her if I could. I looked into her big beautiful dark eyes and said "absolutely nothing Francesca." She has been an unbelievable amazing daughter. Although she tells me she loves me everyday, I love the moments when she says "mommy I really love you" in a note on my bed. As every sunrise and sunset have undeniable beauty, such is what I see in my daughter.
    With every cell in my body, I thank the author of life, who to me is the Lord for enriching my life so lovingly with this precious daughter. Who am I to have received such a perfect blessing.
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