Monday, January 25, 2010

once upon a time...

Did you know I lived a fairytale?
...Its true...
It was complete with a King, Queen and an unbelievable little Princess!
You wouldn't believe me if I told you everything we got in that life.
You're probably imagining gold, unicorns and an endless supplies of twinkies but seriously its so much better than that...
we had secret play dates in the middle of the night, we had hours of imaginary fun when we lost ourselves in storybooks, we had millions of kisses and hugs and i love you's, we would play dress up all morning and splash in the tube all night, we went on great adventures, we had bottles and bottles of "gold", we had this beautiful animal that would prance around and give us kisses- she is a magical creature, we had so much power- power to do whatever we wanted. We lived, laughed and loved all day - ever day. Its so unbelievable because it happened out of no where. We were 2 regular people. Living a regular "normal" life when all the sudden a fairytale started. Every dream we ever dreamed came true, every wish we ever wished came true and everything we ever imagined and more came in this tiny little 6 pound package on July 18, 2009.
Out of no where, we got to live this life!
...Oh...what...a...life...
I pinky swear promise that this was my life.
Can you believe it?
I still cant!
I have to pinch myself to believe it was true.
**thanks to my incredible sister A for making this picture that left me breathless- i love you**

8 comments:

starnes family said...

A fairytale indeed. Very sweet.

crissy said...

It was a fairytale, the most beautiful kind. And the princess will live forever, in your hearts. The picture is beautiful.

chelsieaw said...

Kendra,

That is an amazing way to look at the way you lived your lives together. And she will be forever your princess dressed to impress.
You have an amazing way with your words.

Thank you again.

Jenni said...

That is the sweetest picture. You look amazing!!! And so does your little princess! (I guess I should throw in that Ryan is a handsome guy too, don't want to leave anyone out. :))

Alerie said...

These are some of the sweetest words I have ever read. This is so beautifully written. I really believe that you have touched and changed many people's lives with your writing and are going to continue to do so. I love that picture that your sister made you, it is perfect. I love that saying. Always thinking of you. Much love!!

Emma said...

She will always be your princess, and the fairytale she led you on will never be forgotten....thinking of you today and always, Em

michelle snarr said...

Everytime I read your blog I'm left breathless. This latest blog was the icing on the cake. You have such a magical way with words. The pic that A created is amazing. You're lucky to have such a great sis. I continue to keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. I think of Kenzie everytime I see a balloon and when I hear certain songs on the radio that you've had on your blog. She's affected so many lives and I'm so sad that I never had the chance to meet her. I pray that she will always be so close to you looking out for you everyday.

Anonymous said...

It is amazing how this precious child touched so many lives. Thank you for sharing her and your memories with us. Kendra, things will pass and memories will keep MaKenzie with us all. You do have a special way with words that touch all of us out here in life. I'm grateful for having a good niece and nephew and grateful for having a niece who touched my heart so. I'm having the students here do a service project-little leg warmers. I tell them about MaKenzie and how the leg warmer helped her at a time when comfort was needed. I hope it goes well you never know about these kids here, but I try. You and Ryan stay close to the Lord for He will help you pass through this hard time. Remember the silence and you will hear and feel MaKenzie
Love you both very much.

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