Sometimes life takes a turn and you are left with no words with which to express your emotion. When you are a writer, this can pose a problem.
I first “met” Diana from Hormonal Imbalances on Twitter. She had just been admitted to the hospital; her water had broken at 18 weeks gestation with her twin boys. From there on out, I was emotionally attached to her story. I wanted those boys to make it. I wanted her to hold on and defy the statistics – if for no other reason than to show hospital administrators up for thinking her an emotional pregnant basket case. Continue reading
A beautiful boy.
Gabriel James Elder. Meaning “hero of God.”
April 16, 2012 at 16:58 hours to parents Jennifer and Ryan and big brothers Michael and Brady Elder.
4 pounds. 11.5 ounces. 18.5 inches.
Heaven’s newest angel. Continue reading
Today is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.
This is a day to take a moment to reflect on the little ones watching down over us – the dedicated guardian angels tasked with keeping our muppets safe.
Losing a child is not fair. And it’s not easy, no matter when it occurs. No clichés or well-meaning comments from others can simply make it all better.
So today is a day to sit back and remember. May all the little unknown angels out there know how loved they are – even though we never had the chance to meet you.
For more information, check out materials available from the March of Dimes.