|My dad was 30, and my mom was 29 in this photo. Good grief, I feel old!|
Meanwhile, in Pontiac, Michigan, a very exciting kick-off was happening for Super Bowl XVI.
As you can imagine, my dad and the doctor were beyond thrilled to spend the afternoon at the birthing center waiting for my arrival, rather than watching that game! ;) Eventually, the doctor sent my mom home because she wasn't progressing, so my parents made the hour-long drive home. Later that night, my mom went into hard labor and went back to the birthing center. I was born at 1:45 in the morning of the 25th.
Because I was born in a birthing center, my brother and sister were allowed to be there and watch the birth.
|My brother was delighted ;)|
My fifth birthday took place on the day of Super Bowl XXI, but I was too young to remember that. My "Sweet 16" birthday happened to fall on the day of Super Bowl XXXII. Secondary to planning a wedding, a Sweet 16 birthday is a big deal to teen girls! I remember really hating football for ruining my birthday that year. ;) The Super Bowl has been in February ever since 2004, though, so it's only been on three of my birthdays--1982, 1987, and 1998.
For the past several years, I've spent a few hours on Super Bowl Sunday doing something
Tomorrow is Motivational Monday, so if you have a photo of a health/fitness accomplishment that you'd like to share, you can e-mail it to me at SlimKatie (at) runsforcookies (dot) com, subject: Motivational Monday, along with a brief description, and I may include it on tomorrow's post!