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The impact of words.

It’s hard watching celebrities lose babies.  Hard, not only because it takes me sad, but because of the media response to it.  I’d never heard of Lily Allen or Amanda Holden before they had their recent stillbirths.  It made me so angry, though, that both Lily’s and Amanda’s losses were termed “miscarriages.”  Now, I’m not…

Needing Donations…get ready crafty people!

Brandi is an amazing woman. Her husband, just as amazing. Together, they have endured the stillbirths of 3 children, & one early miscarriage. They are only 26. What a tender age to experience something so devastating. No one deserves to be dealt that kind of pain. NO ONE. I’m banding together w/ some other crafters….

Tuesday, May 2, 2006: Cora’s birth story

I woke up at 6:30 to shower before heading to the hospital.  I ate very little, I was feeling very sick, which is really not all that abnormal for me while pregnant.  But I think that the nerves were accentuating it. On our way to the hospital we passed a sign that struck us both…

Monday, May 1, 2006

Four years ago today… …was probably the most traumatic day of my life. I woke up at nearly 11am, having slept like a rock all night. Matt was already up and showered, and he was just letting me sleep. I asked him what time it was and thought, “wow, I must have been tired!” At…

Saturday, April 29, 2006

I woke up Saturday morning feeling fabulous. I seriously felt better than I had since becoming pregnant. I spent some time in the afternoon sitting outside on a blanket reading, just enjoying the weather. It had been a long winter, and having warm, dry weather was wonderful. My upstairs neighbor’s mother had come to visit…