Thankful Thursday


Once again I am thankful for this young lady, who turns thirteen today.  Not even three years ago, this photo shows her sweet smile and fun loving spirit.  

On this day, all those years ago, I remember the nursery calling into the OR to let everyone know that her official weight was barely shy of ten pounds.  Everyone cheered and went into a round of applause.  Even those poor students who came in to, "observe"!  

"What I wanted most for my daughter was that she be able to soar confidently in her own sky."  

Helen Claes 

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  1. Happy Birthday to her!

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  2. Hope your daughter had that happy birthday. My middle daughter weighed 10-6.....

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  3. Happy 13th Birthday, gorgeous smile and photo. Beautiful quote. When I was a Nursing Student I fainted seeing my first baby born, two of down at the same moment :-).

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  4. What a beautiful girl. Almost 10 pounds? Wow!! Hope she has a wonderful birthday. xo Laura

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  5. I'm impressed - no wonder they applauded! :-)

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  6. Happy Birthday to your daughter!!!

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  7. Happy Birthday wishes to your sweet daughter, love the picture, Blessings Francine

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  8. Happy Birthday to the little daughter. wow, 13 - those were the days. cute shot. makes me want to go fishing again. so fun. ( :

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  9. GULP. 10 pounds! Happy Birthday to your beautiful daughter!

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  10. Happy Teenage Years sweet, fun loving birthday girl!
    Great photo!

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  11. another teen....good for you! May her day be filled with many blessings.... Happy Birthday!!

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  12. I'd say all that applause was for YOU! ha. :) Happy Birthday to her!

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  13. Happy birthday! Hope the days is wonderful for her!

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  14. oh, happy birthday newly-minted teenager!!!

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  15. She shares this special day with my sister Joanne. Happy BD to the young, energetic fishergal.

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  16. HI Happy BIrthday A new adventure begins today. May God bless her now and always.

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  17. Wish her a very Happy Birthday from me. Welcome to the world of a Teen-Ager. She looks so happy in this shot. My goodness she was a large baby.

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  18. Happy birthday to your teenager! She was a big baby, wow!

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  19. *H*A*P*P*Y* * *B*I*R*T*H*D*A*Y*!*!*!* to your adorable daughter!!
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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  20. happy birthday to your sweet girl!! wow, just below 10 lbs!

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  21. It looks like she will be! Happy birthday!

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  22. My last daughter was also over 10 pounds. Which is one of the reasons she is my last! Mine is so special and I can only imagine how great your daughter is. I know she has a loving mom, based on your writing, so she is also a lucky kid.

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  23. Happy Birthday to your beautiful girl....and happy giving birth day to her wonderful Mom...

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  24. Happy birthday to her, she is now a teenager.
    Merle............

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  25. Oh, what fun she must have been having when she caught that fish. Is that a creek or river near you? I'm sure she's just as proud to have you as her mother as you are to have her as your daughter.

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  26. She's a sweetheart - that smile would melt anyone! Oh, the time does fly by, doesn't it - and now she is growing into a young woman before your eyes. I love the quote - it is perfect. Happy Birthday to your sweet daughter. xo Karen

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  27. All I can wish for you is that she will continue to be as wonderful a daughter during the difficult teenage years as she has in the years leading up to them.

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  28. Beautiful Birthday Girl! Wishing her many many more.

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  29. Great photo memory!! Happy birthday!!

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