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Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in God and Faith, Grief, Hope, Uncategorized | 0 comments

October has arrived, and for some this is what they wait all year for… crisp autumn air, warm colors of beauty, everything pumpkin, football season in full swing, comfort food… for others it marks the end of long sunny summer days and the inevitiable barreness of winter. Personally, I LOVE fall and the scents, colors, tastes and family togetherness of...

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Capturing moments after loss…

Posted by on Aug 17, 2015 in Family, God and Faith, Grief, Hope, My Journey, Uncategorized | 0 comments

November 2012, we had our first family portraits taken since Will had passed. Mollie, who was almost 2 at the time, had never been in family pictures because we hadn’t had any taken after Will passed away. I just couldn’t. The thought caused me to panic and tear up so I just avoided getting family pictures all together. It had been 3 years and...

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Bittersweet. The new normal.

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in God and Faith, Grief, Hope, Uncategorized | 1 comment

Life after loss often seems to be summed up by one word..And that is…. bittersweet. It’s as if nothing can quite be enjoyed as it once was and many occasions have equal parts sadness and joy. Navigating these polar emotions can be exhausting, confusing and just seem plain unfair at times. Choosing to find joy in life again can be a daunting...

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