Category Archives: On Miscarrying

Week 30: Didn’t, Wasn’t … Did, Am.

For so many months, I didn’t. For so long, I wasn’t. Many months, others did. Many times, others were. And I didn’t, and wasn’t. And yet, here I sit–I did, and I am. I’m the lady breathing heavily while wandering … Continue reading

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Innocence Lost

Pregnancy is an amazing gift. A joyous surprise. A wonderful piece of news to share. But it’s different when you’ve miscarried. There’s hesitancy, a lack of excitement. Doubt rules, and fears overwhelm. Where jumping and screaming should occur, looks of … Continue reading

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Stages of Pregnancy … Not My Own

I am becoming an expert on the stages of pregnancy. Sadly, not my own, since neither of mine have gotten much further than pee on a stick, get excited, bond a little tiny bit with the essence of the being … Continue reading

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Packing Up HOPE

A week ago yesterday, I packed up HOPE. I was done, that was it–no more. Erik and I had been informed of yet another pregnancy–yet another pregnancy that wasn’t ours’, that didn’t seem “fair” and that caused us to ask, … Continue reading

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This isn’t a happy one…

Sometimes I feel guilty that many of my posts are depressing. But then I think, ‘hey–the title of the blog is ‘Glimpses of Me’. If you don’t like what you see, than don’t read it!’ This morning has suddenly turned … Continue reading

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Behind the Smile

warning: brutal honesty below. read @ own risk. I just can’t do it anymore. If one more pregnant woman complains about her morning sickness, I am going to scream. If one more pregnant lady makes a face about the pooch … Continue reading

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I AM Job.

I AM Job. “The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised.” Job 1:21 Gut wrenching pain to the depths of my being. Never before have such emotions racked my body, wreaking … Continue reading

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