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What it’s like being pregnant during a pandemic

Back in February, before Coronavirus became a household name, I found out I was pregnant. Little did I know I was going to spend this time being pregnant during a pandemic. I wanted to share a little bit about what it has been like being pregnant and some of the feelings that I have had so far. Let's Start From...
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On the subject of Grief, Miscarriage, and Fertility

Losing two pregnancies back to back changed me as a person. I grieved for a really long time. There are some days I still think about what might have been, especially as I know that if I wouldn't have lost Luk, he would only be a year older than Miss Crankles. Today, I want to talk about how this...
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How I Used My Pain to Make a Difference

When I had my first miscarriage six years ago, I felt like my world turned upside down. I never felt so broken or empty in my life. At one point, my big kids even held an intervention because I took to wearing my pajamas in public and stopped getting dressed for the day. One of the few things that...
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Never Forgotten

There were two. Two babies that I did not get to know, two babies that grew for a brief time in my womb. It is possible there was another. I think I had an early miscarriage last fall, but I did not know I was pregnant until after it happened. The first baby I lost, I think of often....
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Fake pregnancy announcements are simple not funny

While April Fool's Day jokes are meant to be funny, one joke I see year after year is not. That "joke" in question is a fake pregnancy announcement. Fake pregnancy announcements are simple not funny.Why Fake pregnancy announcements are simple not funnyI use "joke" loosely in the above statement because it really is no joke at all. On April...
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My message to those who struggle after miscarriage

I want to bring villages back. I want mothers to know that it is okay if you are not okay. I want people to know that we do not all feel the same way as someone else in the same situation because we are all different. Most of all, I don't want others to be like me, to be...
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When it's unfair…

When you are struggling with fertility, whether it is your for your first child or in my case third, life can seem very unfair.
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