Although Birthday Girl and I grew up in the same small town and went to high school together we didn’t really form a true friendship until she married one of my close childhood friends. However, what I truly believe bonded us was the fact that we ended up pregnant with our first babies at the same time – those two kids are thirteen days apart (and closing in on seventeen). And through some un-discussed, coincidence, five years later we were pregnant again at the same time. Our youngest are six weeks apart in age. Pregnancy was absolutely no fun for me and to have a buddy who was weathering (although not hurling the first time) the seas as me was a great comfort.
You are a special friend and I wish I was there to celebrate with you!