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Balloons To Heaven

I did not exactly figure out what “felt right” for the anniversary of Quinn and Trace’s birth.  However, factoring our new little one into the picture, I decided that her absolute love and fascination with balloons would help me do … Continue reading

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What To Say To A Newly Grieving Mother?

Recently, a friend developed a uterine infection and lost her son at 15 weeks gestation.  I wanted to reach out, and found that I had a hard time finding the right words. I thought back to just a year ago, … Continue reading

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Innocence Lost

As I laid in bed last night, wide awake at 1am, I was thinking about how just one year earlier my life was so incredibly different.  One year ago last night was the last night that I went to sleep … Continue reading

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Long overdue…and a LONG post.

Is there anyone still here?  I certainly wouldn’t blame you if you lost interest and left.   Yes, I’ve been a bad blogger.  I’ve been conflicted about whether to keep this blog, start a new mommy blog for our new life with Ashlyn, … Continue reading

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Right Where I Am: 8 months 1 day

Still Life With Circles has started an amazing project for baby lost moms – it is the Right Where I Am Project.  http://stilllifewithcircles.blogspot.com/2011/05/right-where-i-am-project-two-years-five.html So, here is my “right where I am” today: It has been 8 months and 1 day … Continue reading

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Worse than a cautionary tale

Over the weekend, I picked up a book that had been recommended to me.  “An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination” by Elizabeth McCracken.  For those who are not familiar, it is a book about a woman’s journey … Continue reading

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Just when I thought it was safe

In the last few months, my confidence in being safely out in the world again has been growing a little at a time.  I’ve made it through quite a few situations unscathed – encounters with people asking if I’ve had my … Continue reading

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