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Valentines Day

I woke up today and realized Valentine’s Day is around the corner.  I probably should have noticed it was coming a bit sooner.  But I didn’t, and I’m not going to worry about it.  Instead, I’m going to treat myself this year.  Nothing extravagant, nothing remarkable.  Simply this:  I’m going to write a love letter.  To [...]

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many ways to grieve

I am so sad. My heart is so sad. This isn’t about baby loss.  But it is about allowing for the sad when it hits you.  It is about grief, and the way I continue to experience grief in different times in my life.  I am finally learning not to search for an explanation, but [...]

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worth it.

Well friends. For a little while now I had been walking along, minding my own business, thinking I had it all under control and then tap tap tap the dreaded best came knocking at my door. Again. I thought we were done, I thought I had kicked her out, but there she was – anxiety. [...]

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A shared story…

Catherine reached out to me to share her story.  Here is an excerpt and a link to her blog.   On August 20, my daughter Tirzah Catherine was born still and silent at 40 weeks. With no warning, and no explanation. I went to my doctor for a routine pre-surgical exam, with a normal c-section [...]

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it’s that time of year…gratitude

Gratitude. It’s that time of year.   The time of year when we are all supposed to be grateful.  When the term ‘gratitude’ doesn’t so much make you picture the abundance of autumn but instead invokes the image of punching someone in the face.  It’s messy.  Of course, gratitude is a different beast for us all, [...]

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autumn love

Sweet ones.  If I can offer one opportunity for “YES TO THIS” at this time of year, it is simple – go outside.  And I’m going to keep this post very simple.  Not much needs to be said. A week later, I am still reverberating from a weekend in the middle of the woods.  I [...]

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mysteries of the body

The way our body stores our history will never cease to amaze me.  Bear with me while I wander around explaining the background here. I do have a point! I just got home from a minor surgical procedure – had to remove a small mass called a “lipoma” – a benign mass that is basically [...]

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Kindness Matters.

Kindness matters. This post doesn’t have much to do with baby loss, but does have to do with compassion, which I suppose go hand in hand.  I’ve spoken of the idea before, that we never actually know what is going on in the inner workings of someone else’s life.  We don’t know what makes a [...]

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Summer rest

I’ve not been very productive lately…so here is my August contribution to Pregnancy After Loss.  xo http://www.pregnancyafterlosssupport.com/summers-rest/

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sharing a resource

Hello lovelies. Tina, a brave mama who lost one twin at 8 weeks and the other at 21 weeks, has been kind and generous enough to share her stories and her blog posts with all of us.  As she wrote to me, “I’m so sorry any of us have had to endure this, it shouldn’t [...]

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