7 Gems - You're Welcome, grief & loss, Laugh through the pain, Uncategorized

Poppin’ Pills & Bottles!

Provocative titles get more lookie-loos so, Welcome!   So… can we have an honest discussion?  Can we have an honest discussion about the ways we cope with grief & loss and specifically, how we use things to get us through tough times?  Sure, there’s therapy, there’s avoidance, there’s journaling and rituals, there’s even hospitalization if… Continue reading Poppin’ Pills & Bottles!

black angel moms, grief & loss, Poetry, Uncategorized

A Different Kind of Mother

I'm a different kinda mother The kind who most people overlook The kind who will never get to see her babies looking back at her The kind who never got to feel her growing body house her precious gifts til ready for the world.   I'm a different kinda mother. The kind who had to… Continue reading A Different Kind of Mother

7 Gems - You're Welcome, black angel moms, grief & loss, Uncategorized

What to Do When You Feel Like Nobody Cares Anymore

Maybe it’s been a few weeks.  Maybe it’s been a month… maybe it’s been 10 years.  No matter the amount of time that has passed, many angel parents come to this point where it kind of feels like nobody cares anymore about your loss.  Maybe the phone calls decrease, maybe people have stopped asking how… Continue reading What to Do When You Feel Like Nobody Cares Anymore

black angel moms, grief & loss, Trauma of it all, Uncategorized

The Ultimate Empathy

So your girl Gabby is releasing or has released a book talking about her struggles overall. I don’t know if the entire book is about her struggles with infertility but that portion of the content has been all the buzz on the internet.  If you know me personally or have read another recent post, you… Continue reading The Ultimate Empathy

7 Gems - You're Welcome, grief & loss, Uncategorized

Automatic Thoughts

I don’t know about y’all but sometimes I have these intrusive, automatic thoughts. These thoughts that come into my head whether I want them to or not, whether they’re true/factual or not and even, whether they make sense or not.  These jerks can negatively impact my mood and really get me feeling down in the… Continue reading Automatic Thoughts

7 Gems - You're Welcome, Laugh through the pain, TTC (trying to conceive), Uncategorized

Thin Line Between Love & Hate

*Singing* It’s a thin line…. Between love and hate!  Check out my list below of 7 things you used to love but now you hate or you used to hate but now you love.  Wanting, making and having babies can change some thangs! Your Period  I think most of us have seen those Buzzfeed articles… Continue reading Thin Line Between Love & Hate

black angel moms, grief & loss, Trauma of it all, Uncategorized

The Struggle is Real

On a late night (meaning early evening but for me, it was late to be running the streets) run for snacks & t-shirts, the wife and I ended up at Kohl’s.  I personally find this store hit or miss but occasionally I find some gems that I can rock with.  There were these cute (looking)… Continue reading The Struggle is Real

7 Gems - You're Welcome, grief & loss, Uncategorized

What You Can Do for PAIL Awareness Month

I started thinking about what I wanted to do for Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month.  I still haven’t entirely figured it out yet because though I plan to do some of the things on this list, I want to do some other things too (ever the overachiever…). Regardless of that, I wanted to let… Continue reading What You Can Do for PAIL Awareness Month