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Only a Loss Mom

Things I only do because I am a loss mom:

  1. Google and search Pinterest for the phrases: “honoring lost children at Christmas”, “Christmas children memorial”, “honoring the dead at Christmas”, etc.
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Infant Loss

Mother to Mother

Do you ever have a night when so many thoughts are jumbled in your head that sleep eludes you?

This is me tonight as I tossed restlessly from side to side and finally weary I rose and decided to write. 587 more words

17 Years

As I write this, my new Love is in our bed, sleeping peacefully because he has to work in the morning.  I have no where to be; I have some stuff to do at home but for the most part, my next 3 weeks are my own. 456 more words


Rollercoaster 2

I will soon be facilitating a carer support group so I guess the last couple of weeks will help. The trauma of seeing Anthony unconscious, then the joy of seeing him okay again, over and over again, especially lately, has absolutely done my head in. 307 more words


Another Birthday- time stopping- Chris Ritchey

It has come around once again – your birthday- the day when I first held you outside of my heart- looked at your little screwed up face, smiled down at you in my arms and promised you the world , as much of it as I could give. 115 more words

Chris Ritchey


I guess this is a ‘this-and-that’ post….

The other evening, one of our nephews rang to see how I was, and how Anthony was, and I got a bit weepy, so not long after, his beautiful wife arrived with a bottle of wine and she let me cry into her shoulder. 318 more words


Part I: My Dad Got Married Today

My dad got married today.

I never thought I would have to say those words.  As of yet, I still do not think I’ve fully processed it completely since I have yet to see him with his beautiful bride together in person as a couple, but I have known her in the past as my mother’s dear friend. 598 more words