Tag archive: Life after loss

Seeking help

Seeking help

These last few weeks, I’ve been thinking a lot about how I’m handling the loss of our precious daughter. How I’m handling the most difficult time in my life, the time I thought I would never have to experience. I can only say, that I’m doing the very best I can. But I also realize,…

Choosing a path

Choosing a path

I went to the OB today for a checkup. I’ve been looking forward to this appointment for what seems like such a very long time. While I was sitting in that waiting room, looking at all those happy faces and big bellies, I had this storm of feelings completely overwhelming my heart… From hurt, grief,…

Healing through this beautiful community

Healing through this beautiful community

When we found out that our little girl had a condition she would never recover from, and that we would have to say goodbye to her, my world turned into a very dark place. I cried for days. And when I ran out of tears, I fired up my computer and started googling. Looking for…

2 months Angelversary

2 months Angelversary

Hello my very sweet baby… 2 months ago you left the protective environment of mommy’s womb to join this very beautiful Earth for just a few brief moments. A few brief moments that changed our lives forever… You filled our lives with the most raw and unconditional LOVE. You made us see what really matters…

Dreams, Reintroduced…

Dreams, Reintroduced…

When Sahar died, our world came crashing down. Every dream was shattered, every dream was broken, every dream was crushed, every dream became impossible, every dream became irrelevant, every dream became unreachable… I never, EVER thought I was going to be able to have dreams and hopes again, … ever… And now, slowly but steadily,…

First time for everything again

First time for everything again

It’s hard to describe, but when you experience a devastating trauma like the loss of a child, your life seems to begin again, in a different form. Everything that was once normal, obvious or natural, isn’t any more. You have to learn to do all these things, all over again, like a child does. That’s…

Acting around people who’ve experienced loss

Acting around people who’ve experienced loss

Everyone will experience a loss sooner or later… Acquaintances, friends, parents, siblings, and in the worst of cases… children. This is the time when you need the support of your loved ones the most. It’s completely unnatural to lose a child. We were never taught what to do or say. Because although it happens, it’s still rare. Maybe I would have…

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