An Impossible Decision

Shortly after we found out Ellis did not have a heartbeat, there were a whirlwind of questions and paperwork to go through. Questions I never imagined having to consider, and decisions I never thought I would have to make. "What funeral home would you like to go with?""How would you like to honor your son?""How... Continue Reading →

Take My Grief

The writing above is something that tugs at my heart strings and gives me chills every time I read it. Take My Grief... Do you want it? While I would never wish child loss on anybody, and I mean anybody, I sometimes feel like it would be easier for people to understand my grief if... Continue Reading →

Braving Grief

Ellis is 20 months old today... except he isn't here with me. I came across the following today: After initially reading this, I thought, "Gosh, this is exactly what I need today. I have survived 20 months without Ellis, I am running on mere hours of sleep, and I have to go back to work... Continue Reading →

Ellis’ Poem

If you are lucky enough to know my sister, you know how big her heart is. She is a woman of many talents, and her unwavering support and love mean more to me than I could ever begin to explain. She has absolutely been a rock for me in many aspects of my life, but... Continue Reading →

Grief… You Suck

I try incredibly hard to prepare myself for the days I think are going to be impossible to get through. For some reason, it's not those expected days that are the hardest... it's the days leading up to it and after that are so incredibly painful. I prepared myself for Christmas as best I could.... Continue Reading →

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