Tag: loss

Dear Aunt Dianne: The hard moments, the happy moments and the moments I thought of you

Dear Aunt Dianne: It’s been almost ten months without you here and sometimes it feels like yesterday when we were watching The Pioneer Woman together and wondering how she hasn’t had a heart attack yet from all that heavy whipping cream she uses. I try not to cry a lot over the loss of you because you know how everyone calls me the basketcase … Read More Dear Aunt Dianne: The hard moments, the happy moments and the moments I thought of you

A loss is a loss no matter how “small”

The ultrasound technician told me he couldn’t see a baby, a heartbeat, anything that should have been there at 12 weeks gestation. I didn’t know what this meant, imagining that somehow we had been off on our dates and it was too early to see anything in an ultrasound, but then again, I knew we couldn’t be that far off our dates. The midwife … Read More A loss is a loss no matter how “small”