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Good morning, little one.

I wish we knew what happens to us when we die. Where do we go? Can we see our loved ones? Can we feel the wind through our hair or the sun on our faces? 771 more words


Another balloon!... and life goes back to normal.

The date I’ve been dreading since 25th January, has been set. Dreading since the day my little boy died. And if you ask me why I’m dreading it…. 1,049 more words


Week 39: a birthday and a due date.

So, April is here. Which means, my due date is only 6 days away. I should now be 39 weeks pregnant, and conscious that our little man can make his appearance any day. 854 more words

Birth Story Part 2...or, This Isn't Too Bad

If you haven’t read Part 1 of my Birth Story yet, you can do so here.

After the doctor left the triage room and I had called my Mom so she could start the 4.5 hour drive, I looked over at Josh. 2,238 more words

"We should make space shuttles out of him!"

Day 25 in NICU: So much happens in just a week of a pre-term babies life! Reading my post from last week, we seem to have gone full circle, and we’re in a similar situation this week! 841 more words


Trying to Let Go

One year ago today I faced the most terrifying experience of my life.  I was 29 weeks pregnant, and I was in labor.  I can easily remember the exact date because tomorrow is my fourth wedding anniversary, and I very clearly remember spending my third anniversary in the hospital crossing my fingers and toes that the medication to stop everything was working, and begging my body and my baby to hit the pause button.  779 more words