Pregnancy and the Trigger

Pregnancy and the Trigger

I hope you had a good start to the week. I am looking forward to sharing my travel details soon, as I am getting some much needed time away. Some of the experiences that I am still working through are sad. As a part of a community of grieving angel moms, one word we know well is triggering. It’s a term we use to identify something that brings us back to those moments in the early stages of our loss, or a feeling described as a punch in the stomach, reminding us of how much we lost. Recovery is not as much as a return. A return to normal. I still don’t know how to live every day.

The summer has been a blessing and atrigger. While I am using every ounce of my being ensuring I stay positive and active for my son, I have more than enough times where I feel like crying. A picture of a baby at the age my daughter would have been, or something I wish I could buy her, is what it could be. I get up and get dressed and make it work. I need to. No! I would like to. I want to make the most of my life, because I know what it’s like to have your life cut short and not have a chance to enjoy it. He would like me to. I want to be a good mother, a strong woman, and a reflective and caring human. I am happy with it.

I like to feel pretty when I get up. I would tell her things. There are pleats. The shoulder is elegant tie dye shorts. It makes me feel pretty elegant having them both in this grey top. I wore the top one size bigger than my usual size because it was loose enough to cover a pair of shorts.

I don’t wear denim shorts like a girl, so the fact that I wear them and feel good about myself is a miracle. The flowing shirt gives the look some shape while the shorts only open at the bottom. I know that feeling beautiful and confident is an important part of the healing puzzle, so I put the effort into trying something new.

Anthropologie ruffled top is on sale.

If you know someone who is going through a challenging time dealing with loss or other pregnancy difficulty, please direct them to First Candle, an organization that provides a wonderful source of comfort.

Thank you for reading If you love any of the looks on the post, you’re free to follow along onPinterest and pin the images, or you can also share the post with your friends. Thank you so much!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.