You’re Not Late

Waiting sucks. According to the New York Times in 2012, Americans wait 37 billion hours in line each year. In a world that values the quick and immediate, waiting just seems to be something abnormal. I never thought I would have to wait for children. There were so many things to grieve when I lost… Continue reading You’re Not Late

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Giving Thanks

Today in America, we celebrate Thanksgiving.  For a lot of people, this holiday can be very controversial.  Historically, it is a reminder of land and lives that were taken.  It can also be a reminder here in the present of people who are missing from around the table, through loss or estrangement.  It can be… Continue reading Giving Thanks

Postpartum Anxiety Update

It's been a couple months since I talked about being diagnosed with Post Partum Anxiety, so I thought I would give a little update and reflection on how I'm doing now. In two words, much better.  But it was definitely a journey to get to this point.  I was already in therapy at the time,… Continue reading Postpartum Anxiety Update

Some A’s for the Q’s

The past few months since our son was born, I've gotten a couple questions asked that I thought would be good to address on here as well.  Having a child after pregnancy loss tends to color the world just a little bit differently, and seemingly innocuous questions may end up being more awkward than intended. … Continue reading Some A’s for the Q’s

My Experience with PostPartum Anxiety

I waited five long years.  Through miscarriage and stillbirth, I finally gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby boy.  I crossed the finish line. Or so I had thought. When I reached that finish line, I looked up and saw I had several more laps to go.  And, guys, I was exhausted.  Emotionally.  Physically.  Mentally. … Continue reading My Experience with PostPartum Anxiety