Oh my goodness! Where has the last 6 years gone??? My baby girl is gone and has now been replaced by a beautiful and sassy 6 year old! I remember her "birth" day vividly. I had went to the doctor for my regular check up on Monday the 10th hoping that I would be told that we could get the whole process going. After all I was only 4 days from my due date. And luckily my doctor said she wanted to start me that evening, but not because I had dialated or anything like that but more because she was concerned about my very high blood pressure. So we hurried home to get our bags and make arrangements for Conner. Once we arrived at the hospital and had settled in my room a doctor came in and immediately broke my water, which got things moving quite quickly. Before long I was pushing and sensing a little scare as my doctor asked for a fetal monitor to be positioned on the top of Courtney's head. I knew this meant that the baby could possibly in distress and that they were having a hard time monitoring the baby's heart rate through the monitors on my belly. My doctor kept shaking her head and telling me that my baby was being very stubborn. But not letting on that there was any reason to worry. Finally after lots of pushing, and removing the cord that was wrapped around Courtney's neck twice, she was here! Courtney Melia Petersen arrived early in the morning on Tuesday, February 11, 2003 weighing 7 lbs. 4 oz. With a head full of dark brown hair like her brother and as beautiful and precious as ever!! I completely fell in love with her the moment I layed eyes on her. She is such a joy and I am so grateful that she is my daughter. I have loved watching her grow and learn and become quite the young lady. I love you Miss Courtney!! Happy Birthday!!
I am married to the most wonderful husband in the whole world. I'm the mother to two beautiful children, Conner 14, and Courtney 9 and a step-mom to Wes 23. I work full time for a construction company and when I have any spare time I enjoy scrapbooking, 4 wheeling, camping and spending time with my family.