This photo was taken on New Years Day. I would never normally have shared it as I have zero make up on and really not looking my best. I wasn’t even going to post anything to social media until we had you safely in our arms. But I look back at this now, completely undoctored,... Continue Reading →
Navigating life after loss was never going to be easy. Navigating life after loss after loss after loss wasn't going to be easy either. We are now a good 3.5 years into this world, tainted by the extraction of innocence. Looking out through an impenetrable glass window at the world I used to belong to.... Continue Reading →
My darling girl, It's been over a year since your little heart gave up. That last beat. The last wave of life fighting for you, willing you to keep going. I had no idea you had passed away inside me. The one place you should have been safe from harm. I spoke to you, imagining... Continue Reading →
This is a post specifically for those who have not suffered the loss of a child. My post focuses on miscarriage but this is a guide which may give you an idea on how to react at any stage of child loss. It is a guide which should help you talk to your loved ones who have been through, or are going through this nightmare.
The term "rainbow baby" is used by parents who are expecting another child after losing a baby to miscarriage, stillbirth, or neonatal death. It is used frequently on blogs and message boards by mothers who have gone through pregnancy loss. The term refers to the fact that a rainbow appears only after the rain. In... Continue Reading →
The Black Dog That's what they call it, right? I had a brief meeting with this a few years ago after a shitty relationship break up, someone who I can only describe as a narcissist. Someone who made me believe everything he said, then spat me out with one hell of a hoik. In the... Continue Reading →
I was feeling pretty grotty. I had terrible insomnia (excitement I think), debilitating exhaustion, and morning sickness - permanent nausea, like a travel sickness. I knew it well from my previous pregnancies. It was all good though, worth every single second. I also knew that by ten weeks it would subside, from experience anyway. I... Continue Reading →