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For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby angelkat » Thu Aug 12, 2004 07:16 pm

by angelkat (3423 Posts), Thu Aug 12, 2004 07:16 pm

I just wanted to give you all a hug. And to let you know it's possible to have a good outcome after a loss. When I was first pregnancy with Casey I would think,what life would be like with a new baby that wasn't my Katlyne. As she is my world, my sweet little baby girl. I would lay in bed at night and wonder what would Casey look it. Would he look like Katlyne and if he did how would I handle that?... How would I handle having another baby...

Well, my shinning star is right here with us, she is the light in Casey's eyes. Sure, I get tears in my eyes thinking I never got to share this bond with Katlyne but we had our own bond a special bond. One I will never forget. One that will be with me always in my heart and soul.

It's so normal to be scared about the whole pregnancy. Set simple milestones, enjoy them, celebrate them (don't celebrate to much or else you will have GD!) And as always, share your fears and tears with us as it really helps me to let it flow.

Never give up your hopes and dreams.....

Sending you all HUGE HUGS........

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~T
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Ky (12)PE 34 wks
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Casey - 34wks Born 7/29/04
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Re : For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby gossamer » Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:17 pm

by gossamer (242 Posts), Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:17 pm

Angelkat,
Your Casey shares a birthday with my Mary Rose. Seeing that brought tears to my eyes.
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Re : For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby julie f » Fri Aug 13, 2004 00:44 am

by julie f (7993 Posts), Fri Aug 13, 2004 00:44 am

T,

Thank you for sharing that. You and Casey are an inspiration to me.

Julie (27)
Zachary James, 7/22/03-7/27/03, born at 26wks - severe pe

Miracle in progress... #2 is due February 2005!!!

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Re : For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby rachelt » Fri Aug 13, 2004 03:44 am

by rachelt (36 Posts), Fri Aug 13, 2004 03:44 am

Thank you for the inspiration T. At times I get this "irrational" fear that I just cannot have another child. I'm in an "I'll believe it when I see it phase. Thank you.

-Rachel T.

Michael Elijah George Graham Stillborn June 12, 2004
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Re : For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby ileana » Fri Aug 13, 2004 03:54 am

by ileana (1010 Posts), Fri Aug 13, 2004 03:54 am

Thank you, T!

I got the avatar for AmandaB's Maija... You need to check it out she's beautiful...

And I was thinking that one of the first improvements that we need to do to the website should be to add a page with photos of kids that were born after a loss from preeclampsia... Have Majia and Casey and all the other kids, and then add your guy Julie, and other ones as they arrive. For months after I got to the Forum, I thought there is no hope, I will have pree again and it will be bad, now I think that pree will come again, but things might still be well.
We can add your message on the top of the page... it's so beautiful, T!


We need to give this to women that come here after a loss... there's still hope.


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Re : For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby denise » Fri Aug 13, 2004 05:18 am

by denise (5480 Posts), Fri Aug 13, 2004 05:18 am

Thanks T for your wonderful words of inspiration!! I think Ileana has a great idea!![:D]

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Re : For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby tinalowe » Fri Aug 13, 2004 05:26 am

by tinalowe (288 Posts), Fri Aug 13, 2004 05:26 am

T--you really are an inspiration! Thank you for your words.

Tina 23
DH Dereck 26

Emma Victoria stillborn 12-28-03 severe pre-e
ttc#2

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Re : For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby for faith » Fri Aug 13, 2004 09:19 am

by for faith (1749 Posts), Fri Aug 13, 2004 09:19 am

T ~ You are definitely an inspiration to all of us. Your success has definitely giving me hope that it can happen after a loss. Thank you for all your continuous support, know how much it means to all of us!!!

Jill
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Tyler - 4 (36 wks, PIH (just told by peri it was mild PE))
Angel baby - 1/20/03 (11 wks)
Faith Kristine - 1/5/04-1/30/04 (30 weeks due to severe PE, passed due to NEC & Sepsis(preemie complications))

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Re : For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby tracey » Fri Aug 13, 2004 09:40 am

by tracey (919 Posts), Fri Aug 13, 2004 09:40 am

Awww, T, there you go again: inspiring the heck out of us all! [:D]
I know I am not the only one who has gained such hope from your story (and your willingness to share it!) Thank you so much for this. All of your children must be so proud of you!

Ileana -- I love this idea!



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Re : For all expecting and or TTC Ladies....

Postby laura » Fri Aug 13, 2004 11:05 am

by laura (5139 Posts), Fri Aug 13, 2004 11:05 am

I love that idea, too [:D]

T- as usual, you had me hysterical over this post.

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