Miscarriage

Sep 21, 2011
Over the past few weeks, I have found a few momma necklaces that I like.  I’ve been torn between finding a necklace where I can engrave the names of my babies – and finding a necklace that is, to me, filled →MORE...

The day before I lost my first baby, I went to the library.  I checked out Shogun, by James Clavell.  Two months later, I returned Shogun without having ever opened it.  I couldn’t handle the idea of walking inside the library, →MORE...

Sep 05, 2011
When we lost Aurora, I stopped watering the garden and for sixteen days my vegetable garden burned in the sun.  I thought about it a time or two, but then I turned away.  I didn’t want to nurture a bunch of →MORE...

We’re sitting on a park bench, she and I, watching our children play together and letting the silence of an early morning fill the space between us.  We are old friends.  Sometimes the best part of a tried and true friendship →MORE...

Aug 26, 2011
This is what my miscarriage came down to: a bunch of tissue that my body simply refused to pass.  My bleeding slowed to spotting, my uterus stopped cramping, but my hormone levels remained stable and the tissue clung tight. “Here’s the →MORE...