Thursday, January 08, 2009

Fun Friends :)

So here are my friends Allison, Reba & Christine... they were all together at a wedding about a year and a half ago and I was sad that I missed everyone together, so Reba "photoshopped" me in the picture :)But! This weekend we got to all see each other in the flesh and take a real picture of the 3 of us!
The next day, Christine & I were talking to Reba (who is pregnant and due at the end of January) and we told her that we would like for her to have her baby that weekend so that we could be there. Christine told her that she had some free time on Saturday, so that day would be good for her! haha! I told her about a song that my friend Mandy made up that she sings to pregnant ladies that encourages the baby to come out (... she only mentioned the song around me and I had my baby that week!) ... We thought it was worth a try :)
We sang the song to her and she went into labor that night!
So.... here we are visiting her in the hospital after she had her baby girl - Ella!
Congrats Reba! Ella is Awesome!!!

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Heather Henderson said...

That is so cool!! I'm going to have to learn that song so I can sing it to some of my prego friends!

Carrie said...

How cool :)

Erin G said...

too fun! I'm sure you miss a lot of these events living abroad, so it's great you were able to be there for your friend this time!

I have to laugh at your statement 'we got to all see each other in the flesh and take a real picture of the 3 of us' because by my count, there are FOUR in that picture... FIVE if you count unborn Ella! but with good friends, eveything gets all mushed together and you're all part of each other (at least that's how it is for me with my friends), so you can call it 3 if you want. :)

Bri said...

what an awesome story!

Roberts said...

I love it that Mandy's "Baby ____" song is now world-renowned. It worked for me too, and also for Baby Caskey! Think "Name That Prophet" will catch on, too? ;) That's funny they photoshopped you in. I joked about doing the same thing with one of my best friend's wedding pics, except I would be in a sari. :)

Misty Burns said...

that is hilarious!! awesome!

Char said...

what a great story! that's hilarious!

Jan said...

I know you had a blast. Talked to Jason and he really missed seeing you guys. You will have to photoshop him into the pictures from the reunion.
I know what it is like to be overseas and miss weddings, births, etc. I know you and Adam were so excited to be here for so much. I pray as you continue in your chosen field.

gloria said...

Ella is such a beautiful name!!!!
Ok, that first pix just cracks me up. Well, its amazing that you can do that but your head is soooo small it makes her head look really big, its just so funny:)

Shannon said...

Mandy never sang that song to me, and if Jyoti had not come 10 days early then I would definitely have had to get her to sing it! That's great!

I'm so glad you got to be there for your friend's baby's birth. Those opportunities are rare when friends live on opposite sides of the world.

Shannon said...

Oh...and the photoshop picture reminds me of something - when I got married my best friend was in India so we printed out a picture of her and stapled it to a stick and carried her around during the rehearsal. haha!