After losing my daughter, Journey, I struggled with believing in God. I’ve felt stuck in the “season of the unknown” and needed a glimmer of hope about where to go from here. Prayer and journaling helped walk me through the most challenging time in my life. I created the Journey of Faith: Prayer and Dream … Continue reading Prayer and Dream Journal
October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. This week, follow me on IG @ebby_writer for daily stories, fertility tips, and more! My sister-in-law posted a message on Facebook not to invite her to baby showers because it's too painful right now. I immediately felt seen because I've felt the same way since losing my … Continue reading I Still Can’t Attend Baby Showers
There comes a time in life when we decide to be happy regardless of how things turned out. I'm not talking about toxic positivity or pretending that things don't still hurt. I'm talking about focusing on things that we can control. I remember hearing Steve Harvey talk about how he was able to change his … Continue reading Today, I Choose Joy
Everything happens for a reason. You should be happy. Stay positive. Things could always be worse. Look on the brighter side. Failure is not an option. You should be happy for them. Your dreams should scare you. God never gives you more than you can handle. Just don't think about it, and it will happen. … Continue reading Toxic Positivity: Why We Should Stop Saying Everything Happens For a Reason.
I contemplated this post because I know all too well how this post can be a trigger for many. I posted it knowing that bringing awareness is vital to both changing the narrative and helping those who have experienced this type of loss. We all have something in common. We don't want our babies forgotten. … Continue reading Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month