Five Months.

It’s peculiar, people often ask me why I’ve chosen to write about Everlee, our family and my feelings on being a childless first time mother. It constantly amazes and humbles me when I see people and they make reference to reading my blog. Neighbours, friends, family and colleagues, but most surprising to me, dozens of other moms that have found themselves in this very lonely and sad club that we never wanted to be a part of. I have received emails from all over the world, and have found support online where there has been a void in my every day life. In the very early days it was simply to find my lost voice. To find a way to express those most deep raw emotions that could only bubble on the surface of my consciousness.

In the last 5 months this blog has been viewed by over 50000 people, and from what I can gather, has about 500 regular readers who read every entry. At the beginning, I didn’t care if anyone ever read what I wrote, but now I see that this space has become so much more to me than a place to let my words spill from my soul.

To a lot of people, Everlee was only ever a bump on my belly. A fun little (slash not so little) roundness that I carried around and made me waddle. She was something that made my tummy go thump and made me love chicken wings and flakies. But in writing this blog, I have been able to give people a glimpse into the person she was, and could have been. She was spirited, and active and she was loved more deeply than I ever thought I was capable of loving. She made me happier than I had ever been in my entire life in her short time with us. And losing her will always be the most painful thing I have ever had to endure. But having her, even for the shortest amount of time that she was with us, was the happiest I have ever been.

And that’s why I continue to write. So we never forget a beautiful little girl who brought an unimaginable amount of joy for a much too short time.

Happy 5 month birthday, baby girl.


4 thoughts on “Five Months.

    • hi I went to the same thing 20 months ago. The cord got my little girl I was full term. The pain and lost will never go away but its does get better, you have to take it day by day, not a day goes by that I don’t think of her but I know that god took her for a reason and I will never know that reason, You will never her. I often what she was look like now. You have this person inside of you for 9 months and she was a part of you. and she was a person who will never get to live in this world, I still remember all her kicks when she use to move and what foods use to make her move. So if you need to talk or ask me anything, just drop me a line, She will always be your little girl, and always in your heart, I always say that herndmother and greatgrandmother needed her. take Care.

  1. Happy five months sweet girl. Only women who have been pregnant can understand the bond of the little precious life carried before even being born. Your life changes the moment your discover your pregnant.

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