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13 Days of Peace and Love

Thoughtfully penned on February 11th, 2010 and generally concerning Blogging News, Family, Grandparents, Legacy, S

On Sunday morning, January 10, as we prepared to leave for church, my Mom called to let me know that my grandmother, Mema, had been hospitalized due to heart attack. At that point no one really had much information except that she was stable and being admitted to the cardiac care unit for tests and observation.

On Monday morning, January 11, I was awakened about 5 a.m. by contractions that steadily grew stronger and closer together. I was 40 weeks 3 days pregnant, so we were anxiously awaiting the arrival of our newest baby girl…

To read more, click here and check out my entry in PAXbaby.com’s 13 Days of Peace and Love.

Noise from the peanut gallery

  1. That was beautiful. I am sorry Mema is gone. :o(

  2. That was supposed to be a sad face. ?

  3. That was so sweet. I am sure her legacy will continue through you.

  4. That was a sweet tribute to your MeMa. She loved all of you very much, and enjoyed having all of you, and then your children,around her whenever possible. She will be missed by all of us, but she’s watching over us and loving baby girl, even if it is from a distance.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. I know your Mema must have been so proud of you and your family.

  6. oh jana i am so sorry…i think i met your grandmother once. i can’t imagine how i would feel if i lost mine. BIG HUGS..you’re in my thoughts and prayers.