Thought Catalog

Motherhood

Surviving The Last Two Years Without My Mom

I had never experienced grief like this – so raw and so deep. It completely consumed me. I wanted to just get through it, and perhaps heal from it unscarred like a bump or a bruise. What would losing the woman who gave birth to me do to my life? Who would I become?

To The Embryos I Cannot Keep

I have been thinking about you a lot lately. I don’t really know if we will be going back for another round of IVF. Your siblings are triplets and it is kind of a lot right now.