Music, hot showers, walks, a hot drink, a dog at my feet, a hug from my husband, a chat with a friend. Each has a reparative effect on my soul. … Continue reading Day 5: Soul Therapy
This is a tremendously complex topic for me. I think most people struggle with where they belong at some point in their life. I did, certainly, even before infertility/NICU/loss/miscarriage/subsequent pregnancy/anxiety. … Continue reading Day 4: Belonging
One a day at a time. It’s how I got through the time in the NICU. How I survived when Cole died. How I got through the return to work. … Continue reading Day 3: Meaningful Mantra
Now that the nursery is in use for Cole’s little sister, we decided we needed a safe place for some of our special items of Cole’s. We debated if that … Continue reading Day 2: Rise + Shine Mourning Ritual
Normally, I would set an alarm for the sunrise blessing. I would get up, go outside, and watch the sky change colours. I’d breathe the crisp air and admire the … Continue reading Day 1: Sunrise Blessing
It’s a different approach this year, a different feeling for the topics. I’m not sure how I feel about it. But my life is also very different now, parenting Cole’s … Continue reading Capture Your Grief 2017
Pregnancy was. Pregnancy is. With Zephyr, pregnancy was: hopeful, exciting future, tomorrow happiness life a proud journey towards family After Zephyr, pregnancy became: failure, confusing over, yesterday grief death a … Continue reading Pregnancy was. Pregnancy is.