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Dear Shane,

I know you don’t read this, but maybe someday you will.

I want to tell you how much I love you.

I want you to know how special it is to me to watch you lay your head on my belly and talk to your second daughter. 116 more words

Stillbirth

Any loss of life is devastating

I love the above Dr. Seuss quote as it gives meaning to every loss of life from a miscarriage or stillbirth to the death of an elderly person. 472 more words

Parenting

An Empty Playground

Dear Jonah,

I’ve read a lot about grief and grieving since you left us, and it has really helped me cope. I understand that grief is a marathon full of steep hills and hairpin curves. 427 more words

Letters

New Jeans

Dear Jonah,

On Monday, I went back to work part time. Since I work from home, I just head over to my desk for 4 hours in the morning. 450 more words

Letters

It's Hard to Hope

I have a few tattoos, all of which I cherish. At a time in my life when my faith was faltering and seemed as though it might sputter out completely, I had it tattooed on my back. 1,041 more words

Contradicting Feelings

Dear Jonah,

It’s now been 3 weeks since we said hello and goodbye to you, and absolutely everything reminds me that I’m no longer pregnant. Everything. 389 more words

Letters

heaviness

today i wear the necklace.  a reminder of her.  i feel closer to her when I wear it.  why?  it’s an object.  maybe because she is not physically here but the ring she once held in her tiny hands is a reminder of an event i cannot make sense of.   43 more words

Life