Category: Life After Loss

He Matters Too

I have been thinking about what I wanted to say about Father's Day for nearly a month. After years of struggling with delayed fertility, I find Father's Day harder to face than Mother's Day.  In the midst of the hard feelings, I do have so much to celebrate on this day. I have been a ...

The Anniversary That Won’t End

In 2017, we learned we were pregnant, however our pregnancy ended 48 days later. Some of those 48 days were days that I couldn't wipe the smile off my face because I was so excited. Sadly, many of those days were incredibly dark. Our pregnancy was an absolute emotional roller coaster, that was more traumatic ...

Restless

The past  few months have been crazy in my world. I have been working crazy hours at work, and also working on several things at home. There were many times that my to do list has made me feel like I was drowning.  I have ran when my tank was long past empty and I have ...

Before Suddenly…

Our lives forever changed in March of 2017. Years after stepping away from fertility treatments, we got pregnant naturally. After doctors told us it probably wouldn't happen, it did. As many of you know, we lost Lil Bit at 10.5 weeks. You can read more about our precious Lil Bit's story here. As March started this ...

Hope When It Hurts

I have always loved Christmas, however the first Christmas after losing our first baby was incredibly difficult.  We lost Trudy in July 2013, and by December I was a wreck. I was in a very dark place, but I wasn't dealing with it. My heart hurt deep, but I didn't feel like I could show ...