Tag Archives: Family

Fixing the things that have been broken

Tomorrow afternoon* I will be in the hospital for a quick procedure which, I’ve been told, will allow me to hear properly again. Eventually. I have some hearing in my left ear, but that’s like wetting the bottom of a … Continue reading

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We need help.

We can’t afford to buy Evangeline a headstone. Not any time soon, anyway. We priced stones last week and the second smallest costs $900. It’s a flat stone measuring 24″x12″x4″, it’ll have her full name, her birth date and a … Continue reading

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The nightmare I’m having every night

I’ve been having nightmares every night for the past two weeks. While I’m in a dead sleep I’ll sit up in bed, put my feet on the floor, and sit there while the nightmare plays out. In the nightmare I’m … Continue reading

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What happened the week after my daughter died

First, thanks to everyone who left a comment here, or sent me an email. It helped to know there were people out there who understood what was going on, and how I was feeling. Because, honestly, there really wasn’t much … Continue reading

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What happened the day my daughter died

Everything started to fall apart early Friday morning. Diane’s water broke on Monday, but the doctors believed she and the baby could last to the 24-week mark, when our baby girl’s lungs would be better developed. But by early Friday … Continue reading

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Her water broke.

My girlfriend is in the hospital, unless something dramatic and horrible happens she’ll be in there at least two weeks, maybe longer. Her water broke early this (Tuesday) morning, she’s only twenty-two weeks into the pregnancy. The doctors say there’s … Continue reading

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