2018/08/09
Mourning Orca Mother, Tahlequah, Orca Whales, Loss, J-35, Orca mother mourns loss of newborn calf

Mourning Orca Mother Won’t Let Go of Dead Baby Calf and I Get It

Tahlequah, also known as J-35, is a 20-year-old female orca whale whose calf died just 30 minutes after being born. This mourning orca mother has refused to let […]
2018/05/09
miscarriage, loss, pregnancy, I forgot, fertility, motherlode, babble.com, babble, amy klein

I Forgot to Remember

I Forgot It was a crazy busy day last Tuesday. I was flying across the country. Headed to a conference for this blog. Excited to see […]
2017/11/24
tattoo, memorial tattoo, inked, Crimson Knight Tattoo, Jose Cruz, miscarriage, loss tattoo

When a Tattoo Heals Your Heart after a Loss

Today is November 24th and for the first time, in a long time, I don’t feel lost. For me, it’s an annual day of retrospection; of […]
2017/05/01
grief,loss, parenting, miscarriage

I Shouldn’t have Looked

Five years ago this morning, I broke the news of my miscarriage to you in a blog post, as I was undergoing my D & E. […]
2016/11/24
grief,loss, parenting, miscarriage

Wish You Were Here

Last night, I dreamt about a baby. A tiny, baby boy who perched his little bobbling head atop my shoulder right in that perfect cradle made […]
2016/07/19
miscarriage, grief, loss, pregnancy after miscarriage

The Truth About Life After a Miscarriage

Yesterday, I saw that one of my friends has been posting articles about miscarriage on her Facebook page. Then, I noticed there were more instances where she […]
2016/05/01
grief, sadness, loss, miscarriage, lost baby, how to carry on after a miscarriage

Lost Baby

Lost baby. No crying. You’re lost to me. Helpless, my only option to carry on. 4 years ago today, I lost my world as I knew it […]
2016/03/14
gynecological misadventure, gynecological visit, mammogram, pregnancy, miscarriage, fibroids, mammogram, menopause, millenials

The Gynecological Misadventure of a Millennial -ish Mom

A gynecological misadventure is never fun, especially when they involve surprises and words like fibroids, pregnancy, menopause, miscarriage and mammogram all in the same visit. Last week, I had […]
2015/11/24
three tiny rings, grief, loss, commemoration, parenting, miscarriage

Three Tiny Rings

Today, I woke up and remembered that I should be snuggling a 3-year-old in my lap this morning. Celebrating with giggles, random hugs and sweet, baby […]