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Month: November 2016

Grieving and Grateful

Grieving and Grateful

Thanksgiving should be a time to reflect on all of the blessings that the past year has brought, and to be honest I really have to stop and dig deep to remember the things I have to be thankful for. To put it bluntly, I feel like life stabbed a knife in our hearts this past July and has been slowly twisting it ever since. It’s been one thing after another, after another, after another. But I’m learning that while…

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November 21, 2016

November 21, 2016

When we first started this blog, I thought this would be something that I would write in on a daily basis. This has obviously proven to not be the case. Grief changes with time. Looking back at what I have written and how I have felt I am surprised what has changed and how I have felt. What has remained true through time is how I have felt about Ava and how much she has been such a prominent part…

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Wishing Away The Holidays

Wishing Away The Holidays

We got our first taste of what holidays are going to be like without Ava on Halloween yesterday. I really didn’t think Halloween would bother me too much since I’ve never been a big fan of the holiday anyway. My goal over the last month has just been to get through October 25th; Ava’s due date. Part of me believed that once I was past the day she should have been born that a small weight would be lifted off…

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