Angel Moms · Grief · Infant Loss

The Ever-Awkward Icebreakers

How much should I share with strangers?   How honest should I be?  Should I spare them the awkward moment and spare myself the looks of pity?  I’m faced with this decision on a regular basis.   Teaching preschool requires some  professional development.  It has never been my favorite way to spend a Saturday morning,… Continue reading The Ever-Awkward Icebreakers

Angel Moms · Grief · Infant Loss · life after loss

“You’re so Lucky” 

It had only been 3 weeks.  I made a last minute appointment to get my c-section incision checked out.  It was most definitely infected.  For other appointments, my doctor made sure I got in and out quickly: minimizing the amount of time spent surrounded by pregnant women in the waiting room.  My social interactions had… Continue reading “You’re so Lucky”