Every October, for the last few years, I've felt like I've been cast adrift. While I still go through the motions of daily life, it's as if someone untied the rope and I am gradually floating away from the world and everything in it. I know it's because of the anniversary of my first pregnancy loss. The devasting day … Continue reading Embracing My Inner Hippie: How Nature Has Helped Me This Baby Loss Awareness Week.
I wrote this the week before Freya's third birthday but didn't post it. I held back partly because I didn't want to cast a shadow over her celebrations but mostly because I was worried it might seem like I didn't realise how lucky I was to give birth in a safe place to a healthy baby, which couldn't be … Continue reading Giving birth – was it the best experience I could have hoped for?
Trigger warning: Baby loss. In the year and a bit that I have been blogging, I have made several friends - most of them bloggers themselves. I have learned so much about life and living from these talented, courageous, supportive, funny, adventurous and thoughtful women. Through their posts they let me into their worlds, sharing … Continue reading For light and love…
Trigger warning (and spoiler alert): This post mentions pregnancy and baby loss as well as giving away part of the plot to the final episode of BBC’s Poldark. In any normal week I would have been furious at a story that even hinted at the plot of the final episode of Poldark, which I've been watching … Continue reading Gone But Never Forgotten: A Third Birthday.