August

Every passing year since Jonah’s death, the month of August rolls around and it somehow takes me to a different place. It takes me three years back. To a place full of sorrow, unknown and fears. It was a scary time in my life and a time I am not soon to forget. Looking back […]

Introducing … Micah Rae Johnson

  Introducing… Micah Rae Johnson February 2, 2015 at 7:36pm 5 lbs 4 oz – 18 inches The past four weeks have been a blur and I sometimes can’t believe what has all happened, BUT I have never been so happy (and tired!). Micah came 5 weeks early into this world and low and behold […]

31 Weeks

I can’t believe I am already 31 weeks now. A little less than 9 weeks and she will be here. I am so excited to meet her and bring her home that I can hardly wait! How far along? 31 weeks and 4 days How big is baby? 18 inches – 3.2 pounds! Baby is the size […]

28 Weeks – The Third Trimester

I can’t believe I am 28 weeks now. Which is very bittersweet since this when I was told Jonah’s heartbeat had stopped and he was delivered 28 weeks 1 day. Every day after is becoming a milestone for me. Thinking back to my pregnancy with Jonah makes me evermore thankful now… There is something to […]

Next Week

This weekend I turned 27 weeks. Which means 28 weeks is just ahead. The third trimester. I have a bunch of mixed emotions about when that day finally comes. I’ll be happy when it’s over and I’m on to 29 weeks, but all awhile I won’t be able to quit thinking about how this was […]

26 Weeks

  How far along? 26 weeks and 4 days How big is baby? 9.2 inches – 2 pounds! Baby is the size of a head of lettuce!!! Maternity clothes? Of course. On Black Friday I ordered a few things that were 40% off and seemed like a good deal. I ordered an outfit for Christmas, so I hope […]

Telling My Story – Speaking at a Pregnancy Loss Retreat

Last Saturday, I was asked to share my story for a Pregnancy Loss Retreat held at my church. It was such a healing and emotional day, but it was something I needed. I was able to tell my story to family, friends and strangers who were willing to open their hearts and listen to the […]

Keeping Busy, New Job, Stress and 10 Months

Keeping busy is what I have to do to push away the hurt for awhile. The hurt is always there, but sometimes it helps to stay busy and keep occupied. But it’s the moments like now, when my busyness has calmed and I find my mind looking for something to keep me occupied. I started a […]