I remember feeling numb for days - weeks even. I still awoke to my alarm, showered, and showed up for work, but I felt like I was living in a world of muffled noises and hushed voices. Food tasted bland, colors seemed dull, and the sun had lost its warmth. Concerned faces with sad eyes seemed to stare at me - wondering what to say and how to say it - with many opting to say nothing at all.
And to make it even more difficult, we had announced our exciting news very early on; so weeks after we had lost the baby, people at church were still approaching us - congratulating us on our news. It made for an awkward encounter (for everyone) when we had to painfully set the record straight……Read More