A good friend of mine just went through a miscarriage last week. My heart broke for her, not only because she is a good friend who I hate to see going through this, but because I personally knew and understood what she was dealing with.
A lot of people don’t know that about 15 years ago, between the birth of The Girl and the Drama Queen, I was pregnant and subsequently miscarried a child. I’ve since come to realize that this actually happens quite often. However at the time I went through it, I did not know this because it is not something we women tend to share or talk about. It is too painful and too personal. And when we do mention it, it is many times brushed off as being nothing, especially those of us who miscarried earlier on in our pregnancies before it was widely known that we were pregnant. Continue reading “Miscarriages, Rainbow Babies & Hope”