Welcome to Georgia's Journey

Georgia Lily Lucas was born at home on October 6th, 2008 4:15am, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. She was diagnosed with SMA (Spinal Muscular Atrophy) on April 1, 2009.

On April 3rd Georgia was taken home, to be near her sisters and the rest of her family and friends. Nearly three weeks later, on April 21, 2009, she died peacefully -- in the loving arms of her mother and in the same room in which she was born.

Sunday, May 22, 2011

One!

Aria Evangeline...a song bearing good news. Your name is so appropriate and yet it was the hardest to choose. We wanted you to understand how wanted you were, how loved you were and always would be. We wanted your name to represent who you are to us and so, it is Aria Evangeline. Did you know that I wanted your middle name to be Joy? I just knew that you would bring us so much of that. I also wanted your middle name to be Hope. The moment that I found out I was carrying you, that is what you meant to me. You are all of these things to us and we feel so blessed to have you in our lives.

We celebrated your first birthday with a big party yesterday and a smaller one today. So many people came to join us! In lieu of gifts we requested donations to Children's Hospital. I knew that you wouldn't mind. Of course, you still received a few presents. A lot of people just can't resist, not that I blame them.



Here you are digging something out from one of your birthday bags.


Here you are with your Winnie the Pooh birthday cake. I didn't know what to pick for you because you don't have any favorite toys. Next year you'll be able to tell me! You certainly don't look very impressed in this picture.





You weren't really sure about the cake. You really liked smooshing it between your fingers but didn't want to eat it. Oh well. You sure looked cute!!


Now you are sleeping up in your bed. I can't wait to see what another year brings.


Love to you all,


Kristen









3 comments:

  1. Happy birthday, sweet little girl! A truly beautiful name for a truly beautiful lady!

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  2. I hope you all had a wonderful weekend celebrating such a special little girl! I love that her and Tori share their special days, although it does make it virtually impossible to chat! I was thinking of you all day yesterday and hoping you were having such a wonderful day, I know Aria would have had a great time with family and friends. Give all the girls a big hug from us, we miss you guys!! Love Em

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  3. Happy Birthday Aria Evangeline, where has the year gone? What a gorgeous little girl you are and a busy one too.

    Love Gramma Carol & Grandad Colin

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