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8 Weeks and 1 Day, the Difference Between Brothers

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8 Weeks and 1 Day, the Difference Between Brothers

Today I am eight weeks and one day pregnant with my rainbow baby, Ellis.  I’m sitting here, slightly queasy, eating strawberries and sipping cold ginger tea as I type.  This is the second time I’ve been eight weeks and one day pregnant, but today with Ellis is so much different than than today with JB. Today I’m thinking about these brothers, my angel and my rainbow. “Today” with JB, I was sad.  Instead of eating strawberries, I was eating nothing in preparation for surgery.  “Today” with JB, I was getting a second ultrasound to confirm his passing.  Instead of planning...

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May: The month I miscarried

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I woke up today with the all-too-familiar anxiety jitters, a strong reminder that the month of May will never be the same for me again. May has always been an exciting month—it’s my birthday month (and I’m someone who loves celebrating my birthday)! It’s also my mom’s birthday and my cousin’s birthday. May always meant the school year was coming to an end. I graduated college in May. My husband Zak and I usually take a vacation in May (for my birthday, lol). And we have our annual pool party in May. Plus, I live in San Diego, so the weather...

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