Tag: SHARE

The Right to Grow

We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or…

Eight

Raising kids is stamped with firsts. First steps, first words, first day of school, first time driving a car, first date.  There were many other firsts in the year following baby loss.  First Christmas without my babies.  First time a close friend had a…

Going Alone

So many of my appointments are solo visits. I waver back and forth between wanting my husband there, and thinking “I should be able to do this alone. If this were a normal pregnancy, I would be able to go alone.”

I Must Have Changed

`Who are YOU?’ said the Caterpillar. …Alice replied, rather shyly, `I–I hardly know, sir, just at present– at least I know who I WAS when I got up this morning, but I think I must have been changed several times since then.’ -from Alice in Wonderland I…

People Who Have Cracked

“When you are feeling down, not good enough, or like a complete failure, remember this…. the light will only shine through people who have cracked.”  -@beachyogagirl (via Instagram) I debated not going to the SHARE meeting last night, the support group for people who…