Sorry Not Sorry.

In continued acknowledgement of Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness month, I am sharing this mother’s story on grieving after loss. I can identify so much with every word she has written here, check it out!

Erin Haligowski

The past week has been hard.I have cried. A lot. This is the reality of child loss, and of grief, and of trying to find a new normal during a season of life where nothing–nothing–feels normal anymore. Because life isn’t how it should be.

There is no fixing this. Losing Alexander will not ever be okay. A lot of people’s lives have started to go back to “normal,” but ours hasn’t. And it won’t.But, a really wise doctor told us to keep taking forward steps.

Here’s the truth: forward steps are hard. They’re not impossible, but they’re damn hard and take a lot of work. And they often involve tears. Thisbroken heart of mine is the heaviest thing I’ve ever had to carry.

But I’m committed to the journey. I’m committed to taking forward steps, and to learning to carry this grief and this loss. I’m committed…

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Nikkie J.

Just a young lady from Detroit. I'm a Christ follower, wife to Marcus, med student, mommy to a fur baby and mommy to two babies born into heaven. It is my intent that through sharing my story, you are given the courage to share yours as well; whatever that story may be. For those out there who have experienced pregnancy loss or infertility, I hope that something you read here will provide as much healing, peace, and comfort for you as it did for me to write it. I want you to know that there is hope on the other side of this heartbreak. There is a rainbow after the rain! I love to connect with my readers so feel free to comment or contact me, let's talk! Happy reading and God Bless!

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