The weeks settle down and I think very little of it when I bleed a fortnight later, reassured that my body is settling down. The follow-up from the clinic is to carry out one final pregnancy test, having allowed sufficient time for everything to have returned to normal. This seems very straight-forward. The week of … Continue reading Navigating the Unexpected – Part 2
As we head into the major Christmas festivities I start to bleed and am grateful that my body is releasing what was not to be this time. We focus on the mystery and majesty of Christmas Day and have free hearts to be joyful with our families, unlike past Christmases where joy has escaped us.
I think I know the outcome before it happens. I have a sense in my body that what we are longing for isn’t going to be. As we wait for the phone call to reveal the result of my blood test my prayers switch to panicked begging. Please Lord, please let this be a pregnancy. … Continue reading Breathing Underwater