13 Weeks Pregnant: I’ve Got a Baby Belly

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Today I had lunch with a few friends after bible study. To clarify, I didn't make it to bible study because my 2 year old decided that 5 AM is a completely appropriate time to start our day. And then he crashed for a morning nap around 8:30. So we ... [ Read More ]

11 Weeks Pregnant: Finding Balance.

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Ever since we lost Addison, my life became about finding this seemingly non-existent place of balance. It's never been my strong suit. And I think that was really thrown in my face when we lost our sweet baby girl. And with all the changes that ... [ Read More ]

Pregnancy After Stillbirth: The Breakdown Point

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I think I'm finally starting to realize just how much of an impact losing Addison is having on this pregnancy. The last month was such a whirlwind - it's been so packed with doctor's appointments, work transitions, events and chasing after my ... [ Read More ]

Life After Child Loss: Four Months Later

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This weekend, I went to the wedding of our friends. It was a beautiful wedding, full of life and laughter and love. But something struck me as I watched Lisa's mom be escorted to her seat at the front of the church. Followed by Lisa, in her ... [ Read More ]