Joy and Sorrow

I’m this splattered puddle of emotions today. There’s this sweet surprise of joy found right here squished between scrubbing bathroom floors and shaking whipping cream to concoct this buttery science experiment. And there’s this ache of missing my daddy that – after eleven years – I know will always be here in the way her […]

When Grief Touches Your Life

With gentle tears spilling over… I felt the knots tight. With belly swollen round and abdomen bulging so as I couldn’t see over or around or through. Two babes toddled at my feet as I inhaled and exhaled the pain. Five minutes and I felt the contractions deep once again – searing as I tried […]

Breathing Through Grief

Remembering to breathe today, with tears spilling down… I felt the knots tight. With belly swollen round and abdomen bulging so as I couldn’t see over or around or through. Two babes toddled at my feet as I inhaled and exhaled the pain. Five minutes and I felt the contractions deep once again. Searing as […]

Learning to Breathe Through Grief

I felt the knots tight. With belly swollen round and abdomen bulging so as I couldn’t see over or around or through. Two babes toddled at my feet as I inhaled and exhaled the pain. Five minutes and I felt the contractions deep once again. Searing as I tried to play a game of peek-a-boo. […]