life after loss

When it’s Been a While Since You’ve Cried

I have never been a particularly emotional person.  I lean more towards reason and logic.  While I’ve always been capable of sensitivity and compassion, I rarely allowed myself to let tears flow in front of anyone else.  The exception to this was my husband.  That’s how I knew that he was someone special: I allowed… Continue reading When it’s Been a While Since You’ve Cried

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It Feels Like Fall

​The first day of September brought me heaviness.  I could feel is coming:  Autumn.  It brings the change of weather. It brings me one season closer to the holidays, and to one year since losing a piece of myself.  In previous years, September would already mean humming Christmas carols as I bake pumpkin bread; just… Continue reading It Feels Like Fall

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What I Would Change

If you could change one thing about your grief, what would it be?   Last month I attended my first grief support group.  I was incredibly nervous.  It wasn’t specific to baby loss and I wasn’t sure if I’d feel comfortable airing out my feelings.  I was in tears before even walking inside.  That day,… Continue reading What I Would Change