Wednesday, May 20, 2009

I've Got All My Sistas With Me!!

"What's the first thing you did when you found out you were having 4 babies?"

After the shock wore off, each of us got online and googled "quads." One by one we found each other…THANK GOD WE DID!!

We quad moms have an incredibly special bond. We have spent countless hours chatting with each other online and on the phone. A day does not go by when our in boxes aren't full of funny, frustrating, tear jerking and loving emails addressed to the group. We have seen each other through our pregnancies, NICU stays, health scares and countless moments of triumph and hours of desperation. We have shared our stories, good and bad. We cheer each other on and pick each other up when the going gets tough. We have found strength in numbers and as a group we can solve any problem.

A few months ago Casey and Jac sent out an email that would forever change us all. They were bound and determined to organize the "first annual quad mom get away!" They were not going to take "no" for an answer and were willing to do whatever they could to help each and every one of us make it. Yes, they are that sweet and wonderful!

This past weekend our trip became a reality. We quad mommas, from all over the country, flew into Orlando, FL. We spent the weekend effortlessly bonding and enjoying each others company. Seeing our best friends for the first time in person is one of those things that words cannot describe. Each and every woman was even better in "real life!"

Not every single one of us was able to make the trip, however the turn out was AMAZING! Those of you who missed this year, we can't wait to see your smiling faces next time!

Casey and Jac, THANK YOU SO MUCH for coming up with this idea and for not taking "no" for an answer. It was truly one of the best weekends of our lives and we can't wait for next year!

In the words of sweet Sandra, "I'm so glad I had quads…it gave me all of you!"

In true Quad Momma fashion we took tons of pictures, here are just a few...

Official First Annual QuadMommas 2009 Shirt Front

Official First Annual QuadMommas 2009 Shirt Back

Orlando will NEVER be the same...
Not pictured is Nicole Golden who is living in the ice age and does not have a blog...YET...we are working on corrupting her. She was not able to join us until later in the trip (some other ladies were already back home).

Thank you to all the husbands, family members and friends who made this trip possible. We could never have done it without you!.


Lauren said...

Looks like a GREAT time!

jag said...

Kelly! I'm missin you already hon! Can't even wait until the Rays beat the Phillies in June with you and Nick watching!

The McNulty Family said...


First, all that pink and blue... awww I've got a sweet spot for them!! So beautiful. :)

I miss you girl and can't wait for next year!!
Love you!

Charity Donovan said...

It was so awesome to finally meet you in person!!! You are a doll!!! Huuuuugggs!!!!

Jessica said...

Looks like you girls had such a blast! How neat.

Jenny said...

what fun we all had! too bad you had to leave early. we missed you for sure!:( next yr baby!
love ya
jenny b

Misty said...

Kelly! I'm so glad we got to meet and get to know each other! I'm here if you ever need me! Keep smiling because you have one of the prettiest smiles! Miss you & cna't wiat till next year!
Love you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Laurie said...

sounds like you ladies had a blast. It's awesome that you have a support network.

Jac Tubre said...

Hey girl...too much fun with you...I was so sad for you to leave. You are one smokin hot momma inside and out!

Those babies are freakin adorable...seriously!


Moni Graf said...

Hey, partner in crime....gotta say, you left too soon! Had a GREAT time getting to know you and lookin' forward to the next time.

Love ya!

Stephanie said...

Just coming by to say hello! I have been reading most of your fellow quad sistas for a while and just saw your link from the trip!! Those babies are just adorable!!

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