Tag: Life After Loss

What Manna Looks Like

Six years ago today I saw my first positive pregnancy test. I couldn't stop smiling. I spent the day looking at nursery decorations and planning how to tell our families the good news. We had waited years for that positive pregnancy test. We had prayed for that positive test. We had expected that positive test. ...

When There Isn’t Enough Snow

I love snow. Honestly, love may not actually be a strong enough word for my feelings towards snow. As soon as the crisp air hits, I am ready for feet - yes feet - of snow.  For me, November should be filled with snow storms and it really shouldn't stop until February. Dan and I ...

Locusts and Christmas Trees

Dan and I just bought a brand new artificial Christmas tree and I am so excited. It's not our first tree, in fact it's actually our fifth! Yes, you read that right, we have had several trees, all with deep character. The first year we were married, Dan's parents gave us their old tree. We ...

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 ...

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 ...