Miscarriage

Grieving as an Introvert Is Isolating

We had a miscarriage Christmas Eve at 10 weeks. Horrible pain and I ended up in the ER where they went ahead and did a D&C. I'm an introvert and not typically very emotional at all and this whole experience has sent me spinning. My husband doesn't know how to handle me. I know he wants --> keep reading

The Poppy Seed

I waited three days before I had my fiancée take me to the emergency room. The pain started on my lower right side on a Sunday morning.  I hadn’t had a normal period in over two months and had just been prescribed Provera to jump-start my period.  I called my doctor on Monday morning to --> keep reading

It Was Happy, Until We Visited the Doctor

My story begins in November. It's a happy beginning as I'm sure most are. Until we visited the doctor. We thought I was 7 weeks pregnant. I should have been but, my periods were abnormal so I couldn't be sure. Neither could the doctors. My hCG levels and ultrasound were placing me around 2-3 weeks --> keep reading

I Felt Utterly Broken and Betrayed By My Own Body

All my life I've wanted to be a mother. I never wanted a career. God, family and children, is all that has ever mattered to me.  So two months into our marriage, my husband and I were ecstatic to find out I was pregnant, just in time for Christmas with my family.  My sister-in-law was --> keep reading