Recurrent Miscarriage & the Question of Infertility Treatment

We talk about miscarriage as if it is a moment in time, a crossing back from a state of pregnancy to some state of baseline, a return to normalcy. However, going through it is something else entirely. First and foremost, it is a process rather than an event. When someone says, “I had a miscarriage,”Continue reading “Recurrent Miscarriage & the Question of Infertility Treatment”

My Interview on Midday Michelle’s Wine Wednesday, Episode 68: Sierra’s Story

My dear friend Michelle and host of Good Day Stateline here in Rockford, Illinois invited me to join her for an episode of “Wine Wednesday” a weekly Facebook live podcast. She interviewed me about my blog and why I decided to write about our journey with miscarriage. I hope you enjoy it!

A Due Date Reflection

Today, June 4th, 2021, I would have been 40 weeks pregnant. A timeline that generally speaking would mark our baby’s arrival into the world. Unfortunately, because there was no heartbeat on our first ultrasound, we never received an official due date from our doctor. As time passed, I was finding it hard to honor theContinue reading “A Due Date Reflection”

Reflections on Bereaved Mother’s Day

My chest felt tight all day. My mind fluttered from one thought to the next about miscarriage and motherhood and how this is not how any of it should go. I wanted to distract myself, but knew I needed to make space to reflect and allow my conflicted emotions to surface. Tears finally made theirContinue reading “Reflections on Bereaved Mother’s Day”

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”