Thursday, October 16, 2014

More Than a Miscarriage

I'm not just grieving the loss of a baby. I'm not just missing my pregnant belly. I'm not just grieving holding my newborn.

I'm grieving.

I'm sad.

I'm missing a lot more than just a baby.

I'm missing.....

newborn pictures
my baby's first bath
changing diapers
hairclips and headbands
being called "mom"
holding her
hearing her giggle when we stay up late just to make cookies
a first day of school
road trips
late nights and high fevers
potty training
clothes shopping
craft days
seeing the excitement in her eyes when she sees something she loves
trips to the store by ourselves
building forts
reading stories together
listening to her practice an instrument
cooking together
sports practices
mission trips
driving lessons
first date
high school graduation
comforting her when she cried
sending her to college
a wedding

I'm not just grieving the loss of a baby, I'm grieving the loss of an entire lifetime.

1 comment:

  1. I found your little corner via your visit(?) to my little corner and just wanted to say that your post is so beautiful in its simplicity, conveying what so many aren't able to put to words. I do pray that as the days pass His arms will wrap you all even more tightly and His strength will totally infuse every fiber of your being. Blessings and hugs......Doreen