I've been having a lot of conversations recently that have moved my heart to talk about grieving in faith, especially in the wake of pregnancy and infant loss. If you've read any of my story before, you'll likely know that I came to relationship with Jesus after the death of my son Omie nearly six… Continue reading take me to church
Today has hit me almost as hard as Mother's Day did, and I'm honestly blindsided. But I've realized that today, I'm mourning the fatherhood that Jason lost, the blissful hope they have in a first pregnancy when they buy all the Dad gear without ever imagining that their baby may not come home. And my… Continue reading the best father
What in the flu, I'm full on sick now. Yesterday's sore throat was joined by a cough, headache, congestion, fatigue, and low grade fever. Usually I'd suffer through this illness with little complaint but I'm a bit concerned that it's happened so soon after my surgery. I've emailed Dr Haney with this news, just in… Continue reading TAC Recovery Day 6
We've returned from our trip safely! It was an amazing week of time together and writing our boys' names everywhere we could and soaking up the sun. In the middle of this vacation, we were blessed with an amazing surprise, when my insurance got in touch to let me know they were approving & covering… Continue reading beautiful mourning
[I wrote this in a fit of anger last night and then didn't want to post it today, after I calmed down & reassessed my feelings. BUT I think transparency and honesty are super important, especially in this journey, so I'm going to share anyhow. Grief is real and raw, and it's not always rainbows… Continue reading I Won’t “Get Over It”
Today was my last "first day of classes" as I started my final semester of law school. Of course, it wasn't what I expected because I returned to school two weeks after classes had started and without my son. Omie was with me the entirety of first semester, so of course I expected to have… Continue reading Last Firsts
I think one of the questions I've dealt with most in the past week is "What next?" Where do I go from here? What do I do now that I have birthed and lost a child? How do I experience motherhood when I don't have my children earthside? In what ways can I support Jason… Continue reading What Next?