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“No Heartbeat”: A Story of Loss from a Husband’s Perspective

“No Heartbeat" I can remember the giddy smiles on our faces as we were preparing for our ultrasound appointment. “What are we going to name it if baby Lawler is a girl? How are we going to decorate the room? I think it is a girl from the way I have been feeling, but the… Continue reading “No Heartbeat”: A Story of Loss from a Husband’s Perspective

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When You Are Still Pregnant Eight Years Later

May 17th, 2012. That was the day a nurse confirmed I was pregnant. And it was also the day I announced to my husband that he was going to be a daddy. I remember giggling over dinner as we discussed due dates, names, and nursery ideas… It seems like it's been forever since that day… Continue reading When You Are Still Pregnant Eight Years Later

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When It Seems Like You Are the Only One With Infertility

Sometimes it feels like you are the only one. The only one with this longing. This heartache. This inability and void. In fact, all it takes is walking down the aisles of the grocery store, looking around in your church congregation, or simply sitting down in a restaurant for dinner in order for it to… Continue reading When It Seems Like You Are the Only One With Infertility

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When Infertility Feels Like a Prison Sentence

Every picture tells a story...here is mine... It’s Day 3 of the 5 Day Photo Challenge for National Infertility Awareness Week (#niaw). Day 1 was all about honoring our stories. Day 2 was about sharing our furbabies…because after all, for some of us, not all babies are in human form. And as for today, we… Continue reading When Infertility Feels Like a Prison Sentence

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A Decade of Infertility: It Is What It Is, But It’s Not What It Seems

Did you know there are seven couples in the bible who were unable to conceive? Seven. And all seven by the grace of God overcame. Amazing, isn't it? One couple that I can relate to the most is Abraham and Sarah. For those of you who do not know their story let me tell it… Continue reading A Decade of Infertility: It Is What It Is, But It’s Not What It Seems