My Perfect Breakdown

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I usually count myself as a survivor of life.  I’ve survived losing my mom and sister when I was 14 years old.  I’ve survived 5 miscarriages and learning that my uterus is destined to kill any baby that attempts to grow.  I’ve survived.  Heck, at times I’ve even thrived in the face of all of this. And yet, sometimes I am reminded that I have lasting breaks within me. No matter how… Read More

In a few weeks time a new baby is joining our extended family. This is the baby that belongs to the parents hurt us deeply with their pregnancy announcement which amongst other things was filled with their own self-centered way that offered us absolutely no compassion.  We trusted them deeply, they are the only ones who have known about each pregnancy and loss as they happened.  In fact, we trusted them so… Read More