motherhood

A Quick Thought On Mother’s Day

Today, all over the country people are celebrating the women who gave them life. And rightfully so, I mean my mother is everything to me. She is the best listener and friend. Her strength is unmatched. My mom is quite literally the wisest and most beautiful woman I know. What's most important - she introduced… Continue reading A Quick Thought On Mother’s Day

Miscarriage

The Emotional Impact of Pregnancy Loss

My husband and I recently experienced our second *pregnancy loss. We've made 2 babies, but we have no children. And if we're being honest - even right now, typing that sentence and seeing it in black & white really just tripped me out. A little background: My first pregnancy ended over 2 years ago after… Continue reading The Emotional Impact of Pregnancy Loss

Miscarriage

Our Small Memorial Service For August

Well, this past weekend was my due date. August 26, 2016. And to be honest, it was just as hard as I thought it was going to be. August 27th was the due date as calculated by the date of my LMP (last menstrual period), but August 26th was the estimated due date from our dating… Continue reading Our Small Memorial Service For August

Miscarriage

The Day My World Came Crashing Down: A Miscarriage Story

So I've already shared the story about finding out I was pregnant. That day was crazy! Despite being completely freaked out...it was a special, surreal moment and a happy memory that I will cherish in my heart forever; you can find that blog here. When we got pregnant, we just expected a healthy baby to… Continue reading The Day My World Came Crashing Down: A Miscarriage Story

Miscarriage

Happy Mother’s Day

I was at the store last week picking out Mother's Day cards for all of my mothers and grandmothers, and came across the "New Mommy" and "Mommy-to-be" cards. A pit formed in my stomach, and my hand reflexively fell over my empty tummy. How can you miss someone you've never met? How can you love… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day

Pregnancy

First Blog Post – Finding Out I Was Pregnant

I started writing about a month or so ago. It is really therapy for me, as my husband and I are going through a miscarriage. After allowing him to read what I had wrote he says "wow, babe you should really do something with this. Let someone else read it, write a book, something"! While flattering,… Continue reading First Blog Post – Finding Out I Was Pregnant