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The 5th Belongs to Calvin: Where I found my Christmas spirit

Last year, for our first Christmas without our babies, Louie and I went away. We spend it in Las Vegas as an attempt to avoid the triggers and give ourselves some respite. We were still reeling from losing Rainbow – I had stopped bleeding just a few days before we…

Goodbye 2010, hello infertility specialist

On Thursday, I went to the doctor for abnormal bleeding. I’ve been spotting/bleeding almost every day of December. I dread going to the ob-gyn, especially when it’s a new doctor, because it puts me in a weird place. He asked me why I was induced at 18 weeks, and as…

Happy Holidays

Before I totally miss New Year, I just wanted to wish you all happy holidays and a blessed new year. Louie drew this picture of our sweet Calvin and Rainbow making cloud angels in the sky. I love thinking of them enjoying the winter in heaven with their other angel…

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…

Day 22: My turn in the 25 Days of Giveaway

I’m so happy to participate this year and to share a gift that is in remembrance my heavenly babies. Calvin and Rainbow inspire me to find creative expression, and making resin pendants is one of my outlets. So, today, I am giving away a custom resin pendant. Below are some…

Rainbow’s angelversary and a giveaway

Happy 1 year in heaven, Rainbow Last Friday was Rainbow’s first angelversary* – one year since she went to heaven to be with Jesus, Calvin, and all of our other loved ones who have gone on. Here are are some photos I wanted to share in honor of my sweet…

A letter to November, 2010

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Dear November, You broke my heart this year. As each month became more of a struggle, I countered the feelings of defeat by waiting on you, counting on the promise of seasonal fertility, and remembering Thanksgiving week of the past two years. But, this time, November, you bring me one…

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.)