Mrs Negative

Mrs Negative embraces her tardy Positive. Life after IVF and loving the son I never thought I'd have.

Saturday, July 28, 2007


Inspired by my 20 week scan today that showed Hefalicious fighting fit & fabulous. It was wonderful to see my recent illness has not troubled the wee one. I am also feeling better...the anti-biotics are doing their thing. Thank goodness.

For Hef
Do you know how many years,
I've longed for you behind the tears?
In my dreams you often came,
I touched your face & spoke your name.
With empty arms I would awake,
So heavy with familiar ache.
But broken hearts need faith to mend,
And Hope remained my constant friend.
Deep down within I always knew,
I'd find a path that led to you.
Discovering you were on your way,
Completely took my breath away.
I clambered from my darkened hole,
Elation tumbled through my soul.
The battles fought, the pain I'd knew,
You lifted, squashed and overthrew.
The sweetest gift I've ever known,
Your heartbeat underneath my own.
My precious babe, my Saving Grace,
I live for our 1st sweet embrace.


Blogger Sarah said...

congrats on your scan, looks like you got a great picture!!!

Blogger Gemini Girl said...

Seriously- do not make a pg woman cry! I hope you are feeling better lady. Do you know what Hef is yet- a boy or a girl- or will it be a surprise. I think its a girl.I expect an answer!

Blogger Lut C. said...

Good to hear you're feeling better.

The ultrasounds are a bit of magic, aren't they? I can't imagine what it would be like without those.

Lovely piece of poetry!

Blogger Stacie said...

Sniff, sniff...that's a very touching poem. I'm still a little teary!

Beautiful u/s picture!

Glad you're feeling better, too!

Blogger SaraS-P said...

The pic and the poem are absolutely beautiful.

Blogger Dramalish said...

Is that "Saving *Grace*" bit a hint? A girrrrrlie hint? C'mon, you can tell us, Mony...

Congratulations on a beautiful baby. You won't be disappointed with that first embrace; it's out of this world.

Blogger Heather said...

Congrats on the scan. Glad you're feeling a bit better. The poem made me cry too!

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Your poem brought tears to my eyes. It is just beautiful Mony.

Blogger kiwi said...

Beautiful. Everything. Beautiful.

Glad you're feeling better.

Blogger catherine said...

That poem was beautiful! I hope you frame it and place it in the baby's room with that amazing ultra sound scan. Glad your feeling better and OH NO, I have the Miss Polly's Dolly song spinning through my head now ;)

Anonymous Anonymous said...

Where's the box of tissues Mony? I didnt even make it to the 2nd line b4 the tears started streaming..And there will be mountains of tears to come when HEF enters the world..I cant wait so hurry up HEF!!! Love u heaps your

Blogger LL said...

what a lucky bub.... so eloquent, so touching.

Blogger PCOSMama said...

Beautiful, all of it!

I've been asking about the boy/girl thing too..... will you please at least tell us whether or not you know? I keep picturing Hef as a boy because of the masculine nickname, but what if it's a girl? I'd feel so bad! ;)

Blogger Bumble said...

What great news on your scan, and your poem is so beautiful. You had me sobbing. It touched me so much that I'd love to print it out for my pregnancy journal if you don't mind? Credits of course to go your way!

Blogger Pixxiee said...

Oh. That's beautiful. You made me cry...and that's a good thing. I am sooo glad your dreams are coming true. So glad.

Blogger topcat said...

Oh, Mony!!! So beautiful. You really should consider a career in writing. You got it, baby.

Blogger Piccinigirl said...

that was gorgeous and exactly the way I am feeling lately. Thanks for putting it in such beautiful words for us. :)

Blogger lucky #2 said...

Beautiful poem.

Blogger Cibele said...

wow, just wow!!!!!!!!!! just so beautiful


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