Tag Archives: pregnancy and infant loss

It’s Still Hard | A grief poem

Today, January 14th, marks the due date of the second baby my husband and I lost to miscarriage, now four and half years ago. Words fail to describe the existence of pain that still resides in my heart as a result from enduring such losses.

In remembrance of what today should have been, I’m publishing an old excerpt from my journal. Continue reading

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Roen’s Story

I’m sitting on the living room couch typing up the story of my second born, Roen Star. My husband sits to my left, whittling a piece of wood, as our fourteen-month-old naps in the bedroom.

Fourteen months. That number looks familiar. Oh yes, it’s written in the pages that sit on my lap, right in the middle of the memories. Memories of the coming and going of one small, but not insignificant life. Continue reading

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Alanna’s Story

In recent years, the month of March would arrive un-welcomed by me. I hated to see it come, and was relieved as it neared its end. All because of what today, March 20th, is for me. You see, today I celebrate the life, while remembering the loss, of my firstborn child, Alanna Bea. I found out I was carrying her on January 2, 2011. I lost her through a late miscarriage on March 20, 2011. She weighed as much as six pennies and was the length of my ring finger.  Continue reading

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