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The Strongest Tether

Lately, I’ve been in a conversation with a friend who lost a baby a few years ago, mid pregnancy, due to unforeseen complications. I offered my condolences and my own story of losing a baby due to a missed miscarriage … Continue reading

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A Child Not Born Today

Today was my due date. I’m not where I thought I’d be. I’m stronger and still frighteningly vulnerable. For all in my life that I have to be so, so thankful for, today brings with it a sting of pain. … Continue reading

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Grief Met Grief

Today I ran into an old friend. Some years ago, she and I worked together at a residential facility for adults with disabilities, she trained me when I started and we formed a connection. I was drawn to her wonderful … Continue reading

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Gone. Gone. Gone.

The sky is a saturated blue, the drying, yellow leaves contrast it with a fiery glow. The sun is strong as it casts out summer heat, despite the date on the calendar. I try to embrace the warmth and the … Continue reading

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What a Friend I Have in Pain

On June 3, 2013, I made a new friend. She and I found fast connection. She is a lot like me, we look similar, though she is darker, hides in shadows. We sound alike, though her voice has a roughness … Continue reading

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