That is the phrase our high risk doctor told us in regards to what happened to Cora. It was an accident, a freak accident. Something that is statistically unlikely to happen…happened to us. His theory on why she passed away is akin to a “cardiac arrhythmia”. He gave us this example: “When a 50 year… Continue reading Struck by Lightening
Very soon after we lost Cora, someone whispered to me “guard your marriage”. I have no clue who said this to me but I distinctly remember hearing it. I was unsure what they meant and even a little hurt that someone would suggest I could lose my marriage after losing our daughter. But then the… Continue reading Month Three: Our Marriage
I came across a quote by President Ronald Reagan that says “When a child loses his parent, they are called an orphan. When a spouse loses her or his partner, they are called a widow or widower. When parents lose their child, there isn’t a word to describe them.” There isn’t a word to describe them. That… Continue reading New Vocabulary: I am a what?!