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arrival, finally

So, I know this a little bitter sweet, but I'm still stoked about this arrival.

But, it's finally here and we love it!



The boxes & T-dog.



The carry-cot & leg warmer accessory.



Mid assembly.



Stroller with rain guard.



It all together.  Carry-cot and everything.  Beautiful!

Talking about this arrival with some friends and my family, they are all worried that I should be upset about this arrival.  While it is sort of a shot in the foot, I'm dealing with it just fine.  I won a free $400.00 stroller, who wouldn't be happy about that?  I've put it in the potential nursery closet and we'll wait to fill it one day.

We're still going full speed ahead at this point and focusing on the positive.  I'm reminding myself time and time again, that I didn't do anything to make this happen and we couldn't plan for this to have not happened, it's just out of our control.

We're awaiting a lot of "unknown" right now and waiting for my cycle to show up.  It is supposed to arrive here shortly...

Anyway, isn't it pretty!?  Oh and yes, I got to pick the color!  How sweet is that?


Comments

Mrs. Dirnberger said…
It is pretty! I am glad you are taking it great....it takes a lot for you to be so positive and I admire you for that :)
Whitney said…
I agree with Mrs. Dirnberger. From the outside looking in, it's easy for us to see how awesome winning this amazing stroller is, but for YOU to keep focusing on the positive is inspiring!!
Alyson said…
I love it! What a great stroller!

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