Quick Personal Update

Please Note:  This post discusses my pregnancy.  If you are not in the space to read this today, please skip this post.  I completely understand and will not be offended if you choose not to read it.

I’ve already posted on my Facebook and Twitter, but I realize some of you only read the blog and don’t participate in social media.  Tom and I wanted to announce the birth of our daughter.  She was born last Thursday, December 10 at 4:21am, weighing 9 pounds, 13.5 ounces and measuring 21.5″.  I gave birth to her via c-section after laboring for 12 hours and pushing for about 4.  She was just too big to come out on her own!

We’ve made the decision not to publish her full name or to post pics publicly online- not even on our personal Facebook profiles.  So we’ll just refer to her as “CJ.”.  We’re doing this because we don’t want to create a digital footprint for our daughter at such a young age.  We hope you understand!

Thanks for all your support the last few months.  As I’ve said before, this blog will not become a “mommy blog.”  It will continue to be a place of encouragement for those of you still hoping for your BFP.   My husband and I pray for all of you often, many of you by name, and we look forward to one day celebrating your BFPs, too.

  • Liliana Ayala

    I’m so happy for you and your husband! Congratulations and many hugs your way! I’m sure little CJ is precious! Best wishes!
    xo, Lily

  • I think that is a wise decision Lisa!!!!! Congratulations!!!!! I think you should post updates on how you are doing as a new Mom it’s part of our infertility journey. It gives hope to all of us!!!!!! 💋💕🍼🙏🏻

  • Congrats on your baby girl!

  • Oh, my word! I am over-the-top excited for you and Tom, Lisa!!!! CONGRATULATIONS to both of you! I rejoice in this amazing miracle God has sent to you…what an amazing Christmas gift!! I have been thinking of you and wondering if she had arrived yet, so very thankful for this post and the wonderful news!!! Praise our wonderful Lord!!!

  • Congratulations!

  • Congrats to you all! I agree with you and Nikol about the footprint. So wise. Enjoy the holidays with her!

  • Jenn

    YEAH!!!! I feel like I’ve been stalking your blogs waiting for an update! So happy for you Lisa! I completely understand (and agree) about posting picts of your little girl!

  • Fran

    Congratulations!!! Your story gives me such hope for myself.

  • Carissa Maul

    Thank you so much for mentioning that digital footprint as that was the FIRST time I’d even heard of that. What a concept I hadn’t even thought about, I mean, I’m still TTC but wow, I really hadn’t thought of the impact sharing that would be. CONGRATS on your new bundle of joy I hope you have a restful Christmas with your new baby girl!

  • Aileen

    Congratulations to you and Tom! I hope CJ had a wonderful first Christmas! God bless!