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What they don’t tell you – After

They don’t tell you that every time you do something that was off limits during pregnancy you feel like a knife is twisting inside you. Those things that you thought you missed, like eating sushi, having some wine, going out … Continue reading

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Family Support

A few days after the D&C we went out to dinner with my in-laws. We knew they were there for support although we never talked about the thing we weren’t talking about. It was actually really nice to have a … Continue reading

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Back at work

Going back to work… What you expect: Being grateful for being so busy you can’t think too much about the loss. What you don’t expect: Having people ask if you’re feeling better (thinking you were out sick). The punch it … Continue reading

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Miscarriage – Part 3

(Please be aware that the below post contains detailed information relating to my miscarriage) Wednesday morning After a brief appointment with my doctor first thing in the morning, she went ahead and scheduled me for a D&C later that day. … Continue reading

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Miscarriage – Part 2

Monday morning rolled around and my cramps had mostly subsided. There were still some, but the pain was negligible. Physically I was doing okay so I made a stupid decision – I went into work. My advice to others – … Continue reading

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Miscarriage – Part 1

(Please be aware that the below post contains detailed information relating to my miscarriage) Miscarriage… I knew the word. I felt badly for people I knew who had miscarried. I couldn’t fathom how they must feel. I had certainly never … Continue reading

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The Appointment

My husband and I went to our 12 week check-up, excited at the thought of actually hearing the heartbeat this time. We had seen the heartbeat at the 8 week appointment – the amazingly fast flutter. But somehow I thought … Continue reading

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