24 December 2012

Merry Christmas from The Kofoeds!

Christmas Eve is here!  We're feeling richly blessed - most of all - by all the people in our lives whom we love so much...our family, and so many Brooklyn friends that will forever feel like family.  We hope to catch up with as many of you as we can over the holidays.  We'll be in Arizona for a few days eating tamales, playing with nieces and nephews, going on cook-outs in the desert, playing lots of games (& ping pong), marveling at the huge grocery stores and parking lots, visiting with siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles, and eating lots of great Mexican food. :)  Oh, and Les Miserables!!!!  :) :)  We are way too excited.
And, our hearts are full to the brim this year with amazement for what this last year has been like for us.  I mean, how is it that I've been blogging now nearly every day for over a year?  This is nuts (I seriously had never even thought about being a blogger before and knew nothing about it.  I really never even had time to read blogs.  ha!  So it's just crazy that this has been my life now for quite some time.)  BUT, we have been so surprised, delighted and really quite blown away by this whole thing that I can't stop.  And I'm just SO grateful that somehow (by some miracle!) this blog has extended our connections to all of you.  I'm so glad that we can have discussions here about things that matter so much and can help us be better/happier/brighter in our lives and relationships.  It is my dream that as you see yourself rising to new heights, that you, too, may pass on any bit of wisdom or richness that you have received in your lives.  We are all in this together.  And together, we can (& are) changing the world.

We love you all.  We're deeply grateful for the kindness, wisdom, and love you have shared with us.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you.  We'll see you back here in the New Year.

Mara & Danny

P.S.  Just after Christmas, we'll start up the medications for IVF.  We won't know the results of it for awhile as this will not be the traditional process (it will involve freezing the embryos in between some treatments.)  And, who knows if we'll have any bumps or delays along the way (very likely, as is the case with these things :)  But, we'll keep you posted here and there.  This journey of infertility has been one of the greatest blessings of my entire life.  Not a stitch of anything I write on this blog would be here without it.  So it's a journey and a process I hold sacred.  No matter what happens, we will embrace it and all will be well.  That, I know.  :)    

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  1. You two are adorable! Merry Christmas!

  2. You guys are a Beautiful couple! Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year!

  3. Merry Christmas, Danny & Mara! Thank you for everything you've done for me and so many others around the world!


  4. Merry Christmas! You are welcome at http://filmandotherstories.blogspot.se/.

  5. Arizona! Welcome! Get yourself some mexican food and YES, go see Les Mis. I l-o-v-ed it!

  6. You two are a gorgeous couple.

  7. Happy Holidays! Thank you for being a light and inspiration. I don't even know you, but I value your words of insight and wisdom. Best wishes for your procedure.

  8. Happy Holidays for you lovely couple! you made me believe in true love and selfless love again. I haven't seen you both personally but i feel the hardships, patience, acceptance from the both of you. Keep it up! And May God continue to bless your relationship and your growing family. Best Wishes and my prayers for you!

  9. Happy new year and I pray the ivf goes well. If it wasnt meant to be there is always adoption, even volunteering your time and being a mentor to a child or teenager.


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