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Pregnancy After Loss

I will never forget the words the doctor said – “I’m so sorry, we can’t find a heartbeat.” I was 8 weeks pregnant with our first child and having my first prenatal appointment.  The doctors estimated that our fetus had stopped growing at 6 weeks, and my body just hadn’t caught up to that fact. […]

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Running Saved My Soul

Workouts and Grief : Did Running Just Save My Soul?

“Unfortunately, this is not good news”   The doctor’s formality could not hide the discouragement on his face. The heartbeat before I had been full of butterflies and anticipation. I blinked my eyes and it was all gone. I accepted the string of ultrasound papers as he handed them to me, showing me the evidence […]

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