I'm sure we've all heard or just somehow "known" the unspoken rule- do not announce your pregnancy until you are at least 12 weeks. Well, I'm not sure what Bible verse they use to back it up, but I have looked through almost all of them regarding pregnancy and loss- and there isn't one. I … Continue reading Rejoice With Those Who Rejoice
We tried for a few months. All of a sudden, there was an extra line on the test. It was faint- but very there. I tested again a few days later, and it was much darker. There was life. And then the sickness hit. Like a forceful storm, it covered everything. All-the-things were hard. I … Continue reading He Lived and Is Loved.
Well, it's been two weeks and two days since we lost our baby. I can't believe the outpouring of love and support that I've felt from friends, far and wide. I also can't believe how many people have been touched by the loss of a miscarriage. One in four pregnancies end this way. I even … Continue reading Love heals.
It just does. As surely as there's life, there's death. They go hand in hand. I knew I was expecting three days before my period was even due. When you do natural family planning, you kinda know. It was so crazy: I ovulated twice in one month which completely came as a surprise. We were ready … Continue reading Life hurts.