A New Point of View

Losing a child changes us. Those of you who haven't experienced the loss of a child are reading this thinking, "Well, obviously". But the changes I'm talking about lie far beyond the surface of what is perceived by others. We are robbed of our innocence. We are exiled from the place where our non-loss peers…

Only One Road

Grief is terrifying. It can be so daunting. As a previous outsider to infant loss, I often wondered to myself why SO much grief was felt for SO long after a loss took place. I now hate myself for even thinking such a thought. Although, sometimes I do wish I was that naive again. It…

The Last First

"In a way, I feel that I'm grieving the last of the firsts... just as I am grieving the time survived without her. The more time goes by, the further away I feel from her. More and more time wedges itself in between the place where she existed together with us. That distance is terrifying. It's haunting. And it just gets worse as the days, months and years go by."