Sunday, March 15, 2009

Gotcha Day 3-16-09

77 comments:

Joan (Nana) said...

God is good. She is beautiful!

Serena said...

Wow. I can hardly believe it!
Thanks so much for sharing.

Allie Caroline said...

Congratulations!!!! Happy Gotcha Day!!!! Thank you for the update!

Jaymie said...

Congrats! she is gorgeous!

annb said...

Oh, she's so beautiful and you make a great family! I can still remember what it was like to hold my babies in my arms for the first time - I'm sure you felt the same! Congratulations! I'm so happy for you!

Kim said...

She is beautiful and she is yours! Lucky her. Lucky you. Many congratulations to you and blessings too.
*

Kiy said...

Oh my, how totally precious! So sweet, what a wonderful day for you guys. Hope she is adjusting well.

Wow, the flood of memories just swamped me, remembering our own day. Enjoy this time, it goes so very fast.

Kiy

Dan and Liz said...

God Oh sweet and Good and Brilliant God to put such a day together for you and your family and for all of us to enjoy and celebrate. She is adorable in your arms and wrapped in your love. You both make wonderful parents and we can not wait to meet you as a family soon.
Liz and Michelle

Don and Be said...

I just don't have the words. Your faces say it all! We are so happy for you. The wait is over. Congratulations. What a beautiful day! Thank you God!

Jen & Bill said...

Congratulations. She is beautiful.

Beth and Ryan said...

She looks so sweet! Congratulations!

Fliss and Mike Adventures said...

Congrats to you both... I cannot believe it... in a 1,000,000 years I wouldn't believe it but believe it I do...
So happy... she is precious... and the cutest little face...

Alyson and Ford said...

She is beautiful and looks healthy! What a special day and the pictures show how wonderful your day was.
You all have the "I'm the proud parents" look!

Alyzabeth's Mommy for Six Months
Our Forever Family day: 09/16/08

Meghan said...

What a wonderful sight to see this morning! Congratulations!

Heather said...

Oh how wonderful! It brings tears to my eyes to see you holding LynnMarie. You all are meant to be together.

bbmomof2boys said...

Oh Amy, she is so beautiful! Congratulations!!

Hugs,
Carla

Kim said...

Congratulations!!! Your faces are just glowing and LM is a doll. Great to talk to you last night - hope the day went well. Hugs and Kisses.

Ashley Brazier said...

Congratulations! I am watching these pictures of your beautiful baby girl with tears in my eyes. Can't think of a better way to start my day...I am so happy for you guys! I'm still praying for the three of you!

Pam and Jeff said...

We are so happy for you three. LM is beautiful.

The Straight's said...

WOOHOO!! Congratulations! Can you believe you really get to keep such a precious gift from God?!?! How amazing to finally see her in your arms!

Ok, ok, so I was wrong about my "guess" for your child ;) Looks like LynnMarie is just PERFECT for you guys.

ChupieandJ'smama said...

Congratulations!!!! Congratulations!!!! It's been a long time coming, but the wait is over. Breathe a sigh of relief and enjoy.

Christine said...

My tears always come on Gotcha Day and yours is no different. It's so beautiful! Congratulations to you all - so happy for you!

Truly Blessed! said...

Congratulations! I'm sure you're feeling almost every emotion known to man and woman.

What a wonderful day!

Mark, Rebecca and Sophia said...

What a beautiful sight. May God bless these first few days.

CONGRATULATIONS!

Cristy said...

AMAZING!!! I am SO THRILLED to see your family all together for the very first time!!! Praying for you daily as you get to know your daughter!!

Much love to all!

whittakerwoman said...

So, so fun! H

Robyn said...

What a wonderful day! Congrats!

Special K said...

Oh, I'm crying. How wonderful and precious. Congratulations to the whole Christopher family!

Briana's Mom said...

Congratulations!!! She is just beautiful! I have tears! Happy Day!

Celesta said...

Precious, precious, precious!

Gail said...

What a beautiful face and sight to wake up to....I'm crying and wish you all the best. Congratulations! She is just precious and beautiful!

Laura and Erik said...

Wow, thanks for sharing the video with us! I love the song and the pictures of the three of you are fabulous. Together at last! What a wonderful day and watching it brought back so many memories.

Maren said...

Awesome! One journey has come to an end but you are just beginning another extraordinary one. Congrats and enjoy ;)!

Brandi said...

She's beautiful! So happy for the both of you! CONGRATULATIONS!

Mandy said...

Thank you for sharing these precious, beautiful moments with us. I cried this morning as I watched the video. Praise God!

Donna -N- Andrew said...

She is beautiful. Congratulations!
Donna

Kelly said...

tears of happiness fill my eyes for you guys.. i am so very happy for ya'll and can't wait to see you guys and your precious little girl :) :) :)

sara said...

Gorgeous!! Made my Monday morning!! Praying that her little heart is doing well & that she remains healthy while you are in China! I love that you took pictures of the others families - you will cherish that one day!

krajcimama said...

Awww...*sniff* *sniff*...what a beautiful family you are! I'm so happy for all of you! How exciting and wonderful! Can't wait to see more pictures of you all together and LynnMarie as she grows up! Congrats!

Michelle said...

She is so beautiful. Congratulations!

Michele S. said...

She is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations as you begin your journey together! I am so happy to see another child with AMC finding their forever family!

Michele S

Melene said...

So happy for all three of you. May your family be blessed by God.

Mary said...

Congratulations, Christopher Family! She is absolutely beautiful!

Tammy said...

Amazing! Simply amazing! What a perect way to start this Monday morning! Can't wait to see you three safely home! Enjoy the rest of your trip and this initial bonding time with your Princess!

Lisa~~ said...

Oh Bless. Congratulations!

Joanne said...

Congratluations! She is so darling!! I am so very happy for you all :)

The Evans Family said...

Happy, Happy Gotcha Day! What a blessed family you all are!

Marla said...

Oh how beautiful! I have tears in my eyes just watching that. Congratulations to you both, have fun getting to know your gorgeous daughter!

Natalie said...

Congratulations! I am thrilled for you. You are a beautiful family. She is darling.

ChinaCalling said...

I've never felt so happy for a family!!!!! Thanks for sharing the pictures. You have a beautiful baby and the fun is just beginning!

Julie said...

Hooray! She looks great. I am so happy for you guys. Can't wait to follow the rest of the journey. CONGRATS!!! :)

Lee Anne said...

Amy and Michael - We are so thrilled for you guys. Congratulations!!! I can't wait to meet your beautiful daughter.

Lee Anne

Jennifer Peloquin said...

Congratulations!! God has truly blessed you!! I'm so happy for you all!

Tree Rat Girl said...

She's beautiful!! I am so happy seeing you all finally together :)

Kristy said...

Oh my gosh I have no words just tears. I am so happy for all of you. she is beautiful. And that song...OMG!!! WOW . I can't wait for Frank and Astrud to get home so they can see this. have a blessed day.
Love , Kristy

Melissa said...

Congratulations.........What a beautiful precious gift from God. You all make a beautiful family. God is so good. God Bless You All.

Melessa said...

Congratulations!

Lynn said...

Tears if joy for you, on this most precious day! Congratulations!

God's Blessings on LynnMarie and her amazing parents!

Steve and Darcy said...

Congratulations! Your daughter is absolutely beautiful! What a wonderful family you are! Enjoy your little girl!
Darcy in GA
(I don't know if you remember me..we met at the very last First Friday meeting - I am one of Donna's friends. My daughter and Shelby are from the same WC list)

Cupcakes and Hairbows said...

Such a SWEET little face! the PERFECT SONG too! Congrats!

Deanna said...

Congratulations Mommy & Daddy!
It was one year ago on March 1 that we met here in Memphis and after that meeting I prayed that God would bring the perfect child for you. I have tears in my eyes as I see the beautiful gift he has given you just a little over a year later. Beautiful pictures!

C.C. said...

WOW!!! What a beautiful day!! She is just gorgeous!! Can't wait to see more pics!!

Sally- That Girl! said...

Can't wait for more!!!!!! Post post post!!!! tell us more!!! God is so faithful!!!

Kelly and Todd said...

I'm just so very happy for all three of you. Congratulations!!! She is just so precious. Thanks for the updates!!

-- kelly :-)

Rachael said...

Amy,
She is beautiful and you both look so happy. The song with your video made me cry, I'm glad I was home when I watched it. :) Can't wait until you can bring her in to visit us. We are all thinking of you and praying for you.
Rachael

Angie said...

Congratulations! She is absolutely beautiful!!

Faith's Mom said...

I boo-hoo'd when I saw this. I am so happy for you guys. I know our Faith will be in our arms soon. Thanks for sharing your journey with us. LynnMarie is truly blessed to have you as her parents.

sarah said...

She is the most precious baby thing - so small with all her pretty hair.

The day we were united with our baby girl remains one of my best memories.

Anonymous said...

Michael and Amy,
She is so precious and we can't wait to meet her. All is well back in the neighborhood. Awesome pictures!! Your dream is a reality!! Enjoy every moment!
Love, Dave, Holly,Brett & Reagan

Margaret M said...

Amy and Michael,
I am crying as I see these first beautiful pictures of your family of three! How wonderful!

Jay, Angela, and Laney said...

Congratulations!!! We are so happy to see your daughter finally in your arms. :-)

Abby's Mom said...

Congratulations on your sweetheart! So happy to see her safe in your arms!! She's beautiful!

Michelle said...

what a wonderful video montage! Congrats again!

Tymm said...

Congratulations!

Jonni said...

What a beautiful video. We are so happy to finally see your sweet baby girl in your arms. You have waited so long for this moment and we are so happy for you and your family. :)

Hugs,
Jonni

Karen (Pediascribe) said...

Is it me or did LynnMarie's outfit have hidden Mickeys on it???? She's beautiful and the joy in all the mom's and dad's faces is amazing!

Fergy Files said...

Yay! I am so excited for you THREE! How awesome!