Asking for help: Miscarriage Heartbreak

CW: miscarriage I’ve written this blog post a dozen times, and a dozen more in my head, thinking of what to say and how to say it.  My content/trigger warning will have given the game away somewhat, but it is so much more than any one word can describe.  Last year saw heartbreak when after 4 years of trying, we lost our baby.  We decided to chase the loss with hope, and started trying again as soon as it was medically advisable.  We were lucky and conceived quickly, in January. We counted the days.  I was super careful and wouldn’t […]

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Tommy’s #misCOURAGE campaign

I am not feeling courageous today, not one bit.  Just one week ago I was sharing a cup of decaff with my Dad and telling him the news that he was to be a Grandad again.  Today I am back in hospital to view my now empty womb on the ultrasound  screen.  I have been here before in very different circumstances, the explanation of which would mean giving up a huge part of me, a part of me I am not ready to speak about publically yet. Rewind one week and you would have found myself and my husband ecstatically […]

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