2 years since we had to learn how to live all over again 2 years of ache 2 years of longing 2 years of immeasurable strength 2 years of healing 2 years since a soul left a body 2 years with the vastness of the stars between us Thank you everyone for your kind comments, [...]
On the day Sloan was cremated, I sat in my parents backyard and created a video containing all of our favorite photos of his life. It was viewed nearly 100k times. The original public Facebook posting of the video is HERE.
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 [...]
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. [...]
I’ve been so very triggered with my grief lately. I know pregnancy can really impact your emotions (trust me, this is my 4th baby and 6th pregnancy. I’m aware of what hormones do). But I’m just a wreck most days. I find myself in tears several times a day, longing to hold him, smell him, [...]
It is Infertility Awareness week, so I’d like to touch back on the subject of secondary infertility & pregnancy loss. When Rowan was 4 months old, we suffered a loss of a pregnancy at 10 weeks. It was traumatic, and we battled our grief for quite some time afterwards. We were elated when I got [...]
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 [...]