Tag Archives: grief

The Detour

3 years ago tomorrow,  I suddenly stopped being 17 weeks pregnant  with my first baby.  It altered my entire life and changed my outlooks on nearly everything. Yes, there was pain, and there were tears, and complete abd utter anguish … Continue reading

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A Remembered Day

My morning started, early,  with sleepy cuddles in bed, my sweet Pepper curled below my chin as I grasped for just a few more minutes of sleep. Her deep breaths synced with mine, and, gently, she curled her fingers around … Continue reading

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Beat by Beat

I. Love. Halloween. Always have. I love horror movies (yeah,  I’ve got a blog for that, too). I love dressing up. As a kid, I was drawn to Goosebumps and Fear Street novels, thriving on the gloom and doom, savoring … Continue reading

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Lest, Indeed

November.   November 11th. Remembrance day. I’d never forget it. Anyway. A heavy sadness, this time last year. Lump in throat, crackling tears. A tiny life, grown below my heart. But memory of a life, apart. What isn’t now, what … Continue reading

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Chocolate Covered Crying

I talk a big game. I say things like ‘Choose happiness’. I declare that I will think positive, that I will be brave and strong and tough and functional. I end my blog posts on happy notes. I work in … Continue reading

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Towards the Glow

Deep in the darkness, beyond twilight and hours from the ease of day over the horizon, night looms long and heavy. Trees stretch out high towards the midnight canopy, faint towers of white, branches tangling, clacking in the breeze. A … Continue reading

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A Year Lived

2013 was a year unlike any other for me. I lived and loved more than I ever have, and alternately, I lost more than I ever have. Yes, I lost security and innocence and my first baby. I lost the … Continue reading

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