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I Would Die for That by Kellie Coffey

On September 2, 2011, Posted by , In Family,Gaelen Evangeline,Louie,TTC & Infertility, By , With No Comments

Every time I watch this video, I am reduced to big, heavy tears. Tears of missing Calvin, Rainbow, and Gaelen, Of wanting them here—alive. Of wanting Calvin and Rainbow nestled on either side of me and Gaelen still growing safely in my belly. Tears that question if Louie and I will ever…

“Because Grief is As Real as Love”

The title of this piece is from the In Mourning Band™ Campaign. Louie and I wear these bands for our babies. Because grief is as real as love, I mourn. I mourn my babies by saying the same things over and over, by finding different ways to say these things…

B is for Body Dysphoria (My body is not a wonderland)

I wrote about this picture before and how much I loved that it captured so much of my pregnancy, how much I missed the discomforts of being pregnant after losing Calvin (see the absence of pain). When I look at that photo, I wonder what it would be like to…

Bauble winners and questions answered

Six bauble winners Since not that many people commented on Rainbow’s angelversary post, I’ve decided to just give each one a bauble – so if the following lovely ladies could email me your mailing addresses at crystal[at]louielovescrystal[dot]com, I will send one to you: AKD Lisa Michelle Lisette Sarita Holly And…

The 5th Belongs to Calvin: From Daddy

Choosing to deliver you with mommy was the greatest honor of my life. Happy 20th in Heaven, Calvie. This month’s The 5th Belongs to Calvin post is by Calvin and Rainbow’s daddy. (I love the way you love our babies, Louie.)

Happy 28th Birthday, Louie!

On July 15, 2010, Posted by , In Life,Louie,Wedding, By , With No Comments

Some of you may have heard about how I busted up my shoulder, elbow, and wrist, and did some nerve pinching in the process. But how I can I not get on here to wish my husband a happy birthday, especially after the way he’s been taking care of me…

Why I’ve been away (Congrats to my husband!)

On June 17, 2010, Posted by , In Life,Louie, With No Comments

My unread list in Google Reader continues to climb, and I’m sure it’ll hit 200 sometime tomorrow. I apologize my dear bloggie friends, but I’m sure you agree that family comes first and my time lately has been been taken up preparing for tonight, and I will catch with you…

The 5th Belongs to Calvin: This is Calvin’s Daddy

In addition to announcing the winner of my Something Happened giveaway, in this The 5th Belongs to Calvin post, I wanted to share a little bit of Calvin and Rainbow’s daddy – the man who has been with me since high school, when I was just a girl trying to…