Everyday I overcome some hurdle that I am given. The littlest things remind me of Jonah. Sometimes I fall into a crying spell where I can’t pick myself off the floor, sometimes I just weep, or I smile and think of how beautiful he was. Lately, I have been having flashbacks back to Jonah’s delivery. […]
This week has been so terribly hard that I can barely function. My Jonah has been gone for 6 weeks now and the days are by no means easier. Although I am sad that I am not teaching right now, it may be a blessing that I took the 2013-2014 school year off full-time teaching […]
Six weeks ago I delivered my Jonah. I could hardly get out of bed today. I just wept all day long.
It seems like I say, ‘Today has been a hard day…” quite a bit. But every day is hard. There are little reminders punched into everyday that remind me of Jonah. This morning I woke up to mother natures monthly reminder that I am not pregnant anymore. It was devastating to find and feel. […]
Today was another hard day. I cried a lot today. But tonight was a Sunday night, which means, family supper at my parents’ house. My dad always out does himself and cooks up a fantastic meal. It was tomato, mozzarella, and basil salad, steak, potatoes with sour cream and chives, French bread and pound cake […]
Iowa City will always hold a special place in my heart for me. In 2010, I lived in a great apartment with my brother while I was doing my student teaching at the nearby schools. Anyone who has been to Iowa City, knows that it is a vibrant, thriving college town. There is always something […]
Whenever I am feeling really low, I listen to I Lift My Hands by Chris Tomlin This song was played at Jonah’s graveside. He was surrounded by all his family and friends when we released blue balloons to this song. It was truly amazing to watch all the balloons go because they all stayed in a […]