Sunday, May 30, 2010
This song may not fit to my situation perfectly, but the lyrics are just so powerful to me. I often lay in bed at night and asking myself the same questions Mason does in this song. I know Elijah is in a better place right now, a place without any heartache or pain, but sometimes I can't help but to think that the best place for him should be in my arms. I named my blog Embracing Elijah because I knew that whatever happened to him, we would never let go of him, we will always embrace him wherever he may be.
Posted by LC at 7:57 AM
After several ultrasounds and two CVS tests, it was confirmed that our son, Elijah, had Trisomy 13. He had several defects such as extra fingers, cleft palate, no lenses (eyes), enlarged kidneys, two vessel cord, the right side of the heart appeared to be larger than the left, and a few more things. Although Eli had many complications, he was both perfect and beautiful to us. He has opened up our hearts to what love truly means. We were not sure if he would make it to term or through labor. Around 35 weeks it became obvious that Elijah's growth was slowing down. I was induced at 37 weeks, and Elijah Alexander was born at 2:30 am, April 25, 2010, weighing 4 lbs. 15 oz. He was absolutely beautiful. He lived for 12 beautiful hours, and at passed away peacefully at 2:30 pm, April 25, 210.
- I have such an amazing family, I am so blessed. My husband Jon and I have a beautiful daughter named Dylan who is constantly making us smile. We also have a son, Elijah, who has changed our world and touched our hearts. Even though he is an angel now, we will always embrace and celebrate his life.