Today, many people are going to be experiencing their first Thanksgiving following a major loss in their life. Whether its losing a parent, spouse, friend, grandparent, pet or in our case a child, it is always daunting to think of a holiday gathering after a loss. This time last year, we were dreaming & musing… Continue reading A Thankful Heart After Loss
It’s time for a 20 week bumpdate (see what I did there 🙂 )! This past Wednesday marked 20 weeks with our little one. In normal pregnancies, this would flag the halfway mark. For us, we hit the halfway mark at 18.5 weeks. Both my OB and MFM (maternal-fetal specialist) along with Paul & I… Continue reading 20 Week Bumpdate: 20 Week Scan
This is fun. This is fun. This is fuuun?? That is what I keep trying to tell myself. Pregnancy is supposed to be fun. Exciting. Thrilling. Beautiful. Well, pregnancy after loss is not so fun. Don’t get me wrong, I am not complaining about being pregnant. I am complaining about the feelings that come with being pregnant… Continue reading 18 Week Update: This is fun?
A conversation I’ve thought of over and over again occurred before Paul & I drove back up to the hospital to be induced. We had been wondering around the house, in shock, trying to process what was about to happen. I was sitting on the edge of our couch, both of us were in tears… Continue reading Month 6: Have Courage & Be Kind (Cora’s Rules)
**Warning! This is a trigger warning for those families in the loss community. This post might contain subject matter that is upsetting or trigger unwanted feelings.** For those of you that think this is an odd way to start off a blog post, you might be right. But I have learned that within the loss community… Continue reading A Rainbow Announcement