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Overwhelming love

Overwhelming love for this baby. The feeling is just too great sometimes that I shy away from it. How can you walk and go through mundane activities with that feeling in you? It's just too big. I feel that some love for Andy when I think of him sleeping on the floor of the hospital room door, trying to stop people from disturbing me while I was in labor.

It's too much.

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zuleikhajami
Sep. 28th, 2014 06:22 pm (UTC)
It's pretty crazy. And scary.
floppyghost
Oct. 2nd, 2014 10:51 am (UTC)
I know this feeling. It's a bedtime ritual at our house that one of us (it varies) reads for the girls, and then whoever didn't read needs to come for a goodnight hug. Sometimes as I'm leaving, W will call me back for one more hug, which I always happily grant.

A couple weeks ago, she did, and then as I was leaving for the second time, she did it again. And again. She wasn't stalling the bedtime (M sometimes does, but she doesn't), as I was hugging her goodnight for the 4th time she asks; "Daddy, can I have as many hugs as I want ?"

Yes. Yes you can. The answer to that will always be yes.

And it's much too big. But at the same time, I don't think it could be any other size.
ripresa
Oct. 3rd, 2014 10:59 pm (UTC)
this is super sweet.
gailmom
Oct. 10th, 2014 01:22 pm (UTC)
You know what is amazing, that never goes away....or at least, 11 and a half years in I still that same overwhelm at times when I look at or hold my girl, and this rush of love for my (now ex) husband when I remember him holding her. :) Congrats on your new addition.
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