Three Years

This has been a hard year for me. I’ve been having lots of physical and mental/emotional health problems that the doctors haven’t been able to figure out yet. I was discussing some of these issues with my older sister a few weeks ago, and she asked if I’d ever received grief counseling after Claire died. […]

One Month

Today marks one month since Claire’s birth. It feels like so much has happened since then that it can’t possibly have been only a month. As I mentioned in my last post, the timing of everything really was for the best, not only for myself and Claire (physically), but also because it allowed us to […]

Claire’s Arrival

I can’t believe how much has happened in just the past couple days. Wednesday night around midnight I started having contractions. They weren’t super intense, more like moderate to strong menstrual cramps, and they only lasted for about 20 seconds at a time, but they were happening every 3 or 4 minutes. I was mostly […]