Dealing with Stress – 10 Practical Ways

Dealing with Stress – 10 Practical Ways

by Heather Kimble

2baf3-199102_4646Stress is completely unavoidable after our baby dies. I wish it was. I hate it. But then again who doesn’t hate stress? The emotional and physical reactions suck. We all react in different ways. I just want to break something to release the stress. Chunks of my eyebrows literally were falling out. My hair overall got much thinner and one section completely broke off. I have also felt physically sick and just extremely nauseous.  I am trying to learn to release this stress. I’m still learning different ways that work for me. It’s not an easy fix as some would like to think. It doesn’t make us bad people, it makes us human.

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International Bereaved Mother’s Day – Sunday May 4th, 2014

International Bereaved Mother’s Day – Sunday May 4th, 2014

by Heather Kimble

b3869-10246650_691850757538183_7557149799625161978_nInternational Bereaved Mother’s Day is on Sunday May 4th, 2014. This day is for every single mother who has lost a child unborn or born. It doesn’t matter if you have other children or no other children. This day is for us.

“A Mother is not defined by the number of children you see, but by the love that she holds in her heart.”
– Franchesca Cox

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Hannah’s Due Date

Hannah’s Due Date – April 19th, 2014 – The Day Before Easter

by Heather Kimble

d3a7b-hannahsduedateApril has been hard and this past week has been extremely hard. Right after Hannah passed away I saw other baby loss moms post how hard it was to cope as they approached their babys due date. In the beginning I didn’t quite understand it. Would April 19th, 2014 really be that huge and painful for me?
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