Hello everyone! I am very happy to be a guest here at The Mommyhood Project, thank you Cortney for having me.
My name is Paulina. I’ve been married to my husband Bruce for 5 years during which we’ve experienced VERY high highs, VERY low lows and everything in between. I am happy to say that what we’ve gone through has only made our imperfect love stronger. Our story is one of tremendous loss and heartbreak but also one of redeeming hope. There are many reasons why I love to share our story but one of them came to me recently when a friend shared with me that her friend had suffered a miscarriage and was so heartbroken that she was done trying to have kids. If my story can encourage just one person that has given up, it’s like all our pain hasn’t been in vain.
November of 2010 we found out we were pregnant for the very first time. To be honest back then I was completely unaware that something could actually go wrong with the pregnancy. I had heard about people loosing their babies but it surely was not a common occurrence, right? I didn’t know how wrong I was. We told my parents and my husband’s parents and people at work and we were so very excited. I remember it as the only time I’ve been able to be naively excited about a pregnancy...Continue reading at The Mommyhood Project