Life-long project

Charlie had bought and read the book Grief is the thing with Feathers ages ago...I gave it a wide berth! I find it difficult to read things like this, they pick at the scab of my grief. However, our good friend has worked on the theater production of this book and we have booked to…

Letting go

What I didn't really go into in my last post was how this miscarriage was different from my previous ones (they have all been very different), my waters actually broke with this one. Which I don't think is uncommon, but it did have the effect of feeling more like the process of labour. And that's…

Elephant in the room

So the actual physical part of the miscarriage started on it's own last week. Which is a relief, I didn't want to have to interfere with the process that was already underway. But, once things really got going and the reality hit home - "this is really happening" - suddenly, the elephant in the room…

Disaster

One of the main reasons why I started this blog was because of our experience of losing a baby last year. It broke me as a person. I've had my fair share of loss, both my parents are now dead. My father died of cancer when I was 20 and my mother of cancer when…