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Circles

I recently walked a labyrinth over the Easter holiday, observing Lent for the first time in my life. I identify with Jesus as a human in his experience and this year, more than ever, I resonated with his walk. 746 more words

A Message To Myself

You’re not pregnant, honey. Give it up. I know you want your baby, and the only way to get a baby is to get pregnant again, but it’s not happening this month. 304 more words

Stillbirth

Hop to it!

I wanted to send my sincere congratulations to the Hopper family, who just welcomed their 2nd son into the world, Samuel Hudson. The Hoppers said goodbye to their baby, Luke, last year, a few days after we lost Rylan. 83 more words

It's (Probably) Safe to Sleep On Your Back While Pregnant

My third trimester in my second pregnancy was rough. The days were fine, but the nights were awful. I could not fall asleep. I was too uncomfortable. 1,135 more words

Pregnancy

Stupid things that people say.

I know there are a million and one posts on the internet about what not to say to a bereaved parent. And I don’t have much more to offer, but I thought I would share my personal experiences. 521 more words

Bittersweet

Tonight is the eve of my first rainbows’ third birthday. Three years ago, at midnight, my contractions began and my journey from the moment I let C go was coming into another chapter. 570 more words

Samuel Hudson is Here!

Samuel Hudson arrived safely Friday, 8/15/14 at 7:56 a.m. weighing 7 pounds even and measuring 20 inches via repeat C-section at 37 weeks 1 day.  He is amazing.  304 more words