Four years ago today we lost our little girl. I thought at the time it would be the hardest and darkest day of my life. It was the first time we heard the words "I'm so sorry, your baby's heart has stopped beating" Our beautiful daughter, our precious first born together, our darling Emily, had... 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 →
I can't remember the exact moment I was officially diagnosed with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Mainly because it was blatantly obvious I had it long before any professional confirmed it. I think I had pretty much accepted I had it for years. I was displaying all the horrible symptoms and I felt like a proper freak,... Continue Reading →
Elbow - Magnificent. Spotify link This is where, this is where the bottle lands Where all the biggest questions meet With little feet stood in the sand This is where the echoes swell to nothing on the tide And where a tiny pair of hands Finds a sea-worn piece of glass And sets it as... 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 →