Less than 18.5 hours until the ultrasound

We’re going to see Bumble Bee again tomorrow afternoon, and I should be 6 weeks and 4 days along. This is around the time that we should be able to see the fetal pole and a heartbeat. And that is what I really, really, really want to see. I know…

Kimora Update and Message from Raquel

On May 8, 2011, Posted by , In Faith,Family, By ,,, , With No Comments

My sister wanted me to pass on her thanks for your support and prayers for Kimora and their family. She also told me that seeing people share the graphics of Kimora has made her feel less alone and lifted up their hearts. Thank you from me, too, for validating how…

The 5th Belongs to Calvin: Calvin Loves Kimora (updates below)

This month’s 5th is dedicated to Calvin’s cousin, Kimora Michaela, who was born two months after Calvin’s first birthday. One year ago, I posted about Kimora and her family: first to ask for prayers when Raquel went into labor at 32 weeks, then to give an update and ask for…

Fervent prayers needed. Please, please pray with us

On May 5, 2011, Posted by , In Faith,Family, By , , With No Comments

Dear family and friends, I am begging you to join me and my family in prayers, in using whatever faith you have, in using all the love and goodness you have in your heart to surround my niece, my goddaughter, Kimora, who just turned one and is unresponsive after having…

Update on Gaelen

First, thank you so much for your thoughts, for your prayers, for your words of encouragement, for your tears, for your anger and frustration, for just being here with us. Grief can be very lonely and very isolating, but we do NOT feel alone in this, and that is a…

Prayer request for my SIL and unborn niece

On March 7, 2011, Posted by , In Faith,Life, By ,,, , With No Comments

The night of Calvin’s birthday, my sister-in-law’s blood pressure was high. The day before there was protein in her urine. Many of you already know what this means: pre-eclampsia. My SIL, Claire, also has GD. We took her to L&D where she was monitored for 3 hour, and told that…

Update: Kimora Michaela will born soon

On May 3, 2010, Posted by , In Faith,Life, By ,, , With No Comments

Thank you all for your good thoughts, positive energy, and prayers. My sister is 6cm dilated and 100% effaced, which means Kimora Michaela will be here soon! Baby girl is estimated to be 4lbs (but is probably 3lbs). She is 33 weeks. Please continue to wash Raquel, Ray, and Kimora…

Please pray for Raquel, Ray, & Kimora

On May 2, 2010, Posted by , In Faith,Life, By ,, , With No Comments

Please lift my sister, Raquel, her husband, Ray, and their baby girl, Kimora Michaela, up in your prayers, and send good thoughts and vibes their way. They are at Labor and Delivery at Kaiser. Raquel’s water seems to have broken. Kimora’s due date is not until June 26. Please pray…