April brings Spring and new life but it also brings Infertility Awareness Week, something I am ever mindful of. When I read “Grieving a Miscarriage: An Illustrated Discussion” in the New York Times, I found myself transported back there, to that moment when we lost our child, our would-be-first. And then I found myself embarrassed to be so sad about something that happened so long ago and at such an early stage in the pregnancy. If you are out there grieving and fighting for fertility, I wrote this for you. Do not be ashamed of your struggle or the way it is playing out. You are worth every emotion and all the understanding in the world.
Just thinking out loud today.