The Day Before

The Day Before

18 weeks with baby girl 🖤 Today is rough. I’m not sure what’s worse. The day before the anniversary of his death- or the day of. See, the day before is filled with anticipation. Anticipating tomorrows triggers, tears, grief attacks, longing, ache. It’s filled with remembering that on the evening of this day 2 years [...]

Igniting the Flame

Igniting the Flame

This is a heartbreaking post to write. To have to recognize just how hurtful and mean spirited people can be, EVEN when they know your story or circumstances. Sometimes, because of your story or circumstances. Each year on July 3rd, the anniversary of Sloan’s death, we hold a small family and friends memorial for him. [...]

Silencing

Holidays are always a struggle since his death. While they’re cherished time with family, they tend to be such a painful reminder of my child’s absence. Easter hit me hard. There should have been another basket, another set of tiny little dimpled hands reaching for hidden eggs, another chocolate bunny smeared face sitting at the [...]