How to be a better friend to someone grieving

What I’ve learned from our miscarriage is how to be a better friend to those navigating grief. My teachers were some of my dearest friends and family members who showed up for us. So I thought you might want to benefit from their wisdom too. (I’ll tackle what not to say in another post.) It’sContinue reading “How to be a better friend to someone grieving”

How it all started… or ended. Our Miscarriage story: Part 3

When we left the hospital after my D&C procedure, Jeff drove me to my parent’s house to recover. My sister came to keep me company and evidently I was still a little high from the pain killers because I vaguely remember her laughing at me. She is a good nurse, waiting on me hand andContinue reading “How it all started… or ended. Our Miscarriage story: Part 3”

How it all started… or ended. Our Miscarriage Story: Part 2

The D&C Jeff took me in to the hospital, we got checked in and brought to the pre-op room for my D&C (Dilation and curettage). I changed into the ridiculous gown and socks and sat back on to the bed. They put in my IV, gave me some warming blankets and the weight of itContinue reading “How it all started… or ended. Our Miscarriage Story: Part 2”

How it all started… or ended. Our Miscarriage Story: Part 1

First things first, in order to talk about miscarriage, we have to discuss our short pregnancy and how it ended. COVID-19 changed things for so many of us. For us it changed our priorities. Work and life were busy, and we were very happy. When the world began to shut down, however, we had moreContinue reading “How it all started… or ended. Our Miscarriage Story: Part 1”