So prepare for a long read! With four days of labor, three days on magnesium, and almost a week on the hospital, Amos’s birth was a long, wild ride! On the big day, we decided to make sure we had plenty of time. We decided to eat before going to the hospital. So we got… Continue reading Our birth story – Amos James
I'm writing you just days before I will finally meet you, face to face. I'm still in disbelief that you are really coming so soon. From the moment we found out you existed, we loved you. I was honestly scared to let myself fall in love with you, just because of our history of loss,… Continue reading Dear Amos,
I’m not sure of ever really shared the entire story of Mira’s birth. Thinking of my own upcoming experience with Amos and trying plan and prep for his birth has me reminiscing on hers. I never expected to be in the delivery room, ever, not delivering a baby myself nor with an adopted child… Continue reading Mira’s Birth Story
After Mira died, I felt like Job. I had nothing left but my faith. I lost it all but Him. I found, in the days and weeks and months that followed, that I had walked in the darkest of valleys and made it out. Surviving the loss of her was the fiery refinement that made… Continue reading Fighting Fear.
As I've shared before, I've blogged for ten years. Over at Shine From the Inside, I started a meager little blog my freshman year of college and documented the highs, lows, and random thoughts I had as I ventured through those formative years, already engaged and daydreaming of marrying my childhood sweetheart. I blogged through… Continue reading Published, shared, and liked.
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