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Happy Birthday, Mama

On Saturday, Louie and I went to visit my grandmother at the cemetery. It was her birthday. We brought Calvin. I thought about her rocking him in her arms and singing to him. I emptied and rinsed her vases and used a dishwashing brush and Clorox wipes to clean her…

For the next 3 to 4 months

Am I just going through the motions? Or is there still some small fragment of hope in me?

Wordless Wednesday #6: Homemade lumbar support

On January 19, 2011, Posted by , In Life,Photography,Projects, By , With No Comments

**Updated: Doesn’t it look great on my office chair?**

The 5th Belongs to Calvin: His only belly pics

The only person who’s ever seen these is Louie (he took them, too). These are my only belly pics from my pregnancy with Calvin, taken on January 19, 2009, just a few days before things started falling apart, and we never thought to take another one. We had talked of…

Almost-Wordless Wednesday – Thank you, Izzie.

On September 29, 2010, Posted by , In Faith,Photography, By , With No Comments

I just received this beautiful gift from a wonderful friend and fellow babyloss mama, who recently had her rainbow baby girl. Thank you, Izzie. I am truly blessed in this brokenness of being without my babies, and God is still good.

The 5th Belongs to Calvin: The artist and the writer

Yesterday was the anniversary of Calvin’s due date, and although my heart was heavy, there were no tears. This morning, though, they are just below the surface of a breath, barely touched by a blink, and ready to spill over. It’s not the heavy sobbing that poured out on Rainbow’s…

Wordless Wednesday #5

On July 28, 2010, Posted by , In Life,Photography,Projects, By ,,,, , With No Comments

Wordless Wednesday #4: Calvie & Rainbee