Those first few weeks after learning of the loss of our unborn baby, I found myself living in this tension–on the one hand, I never wanted to move past the deep feeling of grief. I didn't want my baby to be forgotten. There's also a strange comfort in the early stage of grief in that no one expects anything else from you during that time–they know you are grieving,Read More
You'd think I wouldn't be surprised by something that I already said and anticipated happening–that grief isn't a neat and tidy progression of many steps forward and no steps backward.
In many ways I have felt up for things I used to do–being around people, going out somewhere by myself–but this week, the grief hit me hard again...Read More
How is it that a month and half can feel like a year? Many times in life we find ourselves talking about how fast the time goes, that the months and days are just flying by. But in this season of suffering, many of the weeks have blurred together, feeling like...Read More
On New Year's Day I became a member of a group I prayed I would never have to join. The happiness I imagined sharing with the world as 2017 began was ripped from my hands in a moment, and tears swept in to...Read More
It's been 20 months, give or take, since I've embarked on this journey of motherhood. My little girl will be ONE YEAR YOUNG (!) next month but this journey began when the two lines showed up on the...Read More