Maggie's birthday

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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby sam » Sat Oct 16, 2004 07:26 am

I too am sorry i missed your post yesterday,

just know that you are in my thoughts and prayers

peace, comfort and warmth to you at this difficult time

severe PE/class 1 HELLP @ 27wks
13th oct 2003
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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby tracey » Sat Oct 16, 2004 07:07 am

I'm so sorry I missed your post yesterday. I hope you were able to find some peaceful moments.
Reading that your parents gave you the tulip bulbs to plant in her honour brought tears to my eyes -- how wonderfully thoughtful.

Big hugs and prayers to you.

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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby jenndola » Fri Oct 15, 2004 11:11 pm

I wanted to thank everyone for your support. It hasn't been the easiest of days, but I've gotten through it. Of course, getting through it involved bursting into tears at lunch when I found out Subway temporarily couldn't take debit cards (I didn't have any cash), petulantly buying Ben & Jerry's for lunch because nothing else sounded good, and then sobbing in the break room while I ate my chocolate fudge brownie. But later hubby and I went to dinner with my parents, and they gave me tulip bulbs to plant in her honor, and then we came home, lit a candle for Maggie, and watched her ultrasound video. And my heart didn't break like I thought it would--I smiled at the reminder that I had carried such a lively little girl inside me.

I think I just might make it, ladies.

Missed miscarriage/D&C 14 weeks
Angel Maggie stillborn due to HELLP Syndrome & PIH at 19.5 wks
Miscarriage 6 weeks
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
TTC #4 is a go...someday...after shoulder surgery...until something else comes up...
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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby space_coaster » Fri Oct 15, 2004 07:14 pm

Jenn, I'm coming in on this a little late but I just wanted to send you some hugs and comfort on Maggie's birthday. When I lit my candle for Michelle tonight, I thought of all the other precious babies who have been lost. How I wish we had them to hold instead of just our memories.

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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby forlogan » Fri Oct 15, 2004 03:12 pm

Oh Jenn....I'm so sad right along with you. I'm so sorry, as I am for all of us, that we have to feel the pain we endure. Just know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I pray that you find a way to find peace and comfort. What an honor that your precious Maggie was born on the National Day of Remembrance. You have many, many prayers heading your way today.

Best of luck to you in your "adventure" ttc. Your little Maggie will send a beautiful little one your way. I just know it!

Sending you lots of hugs![;)]

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Logan - (Stillborn at 25w due to severe PE) 5-16-04 and 4 little Angels in Heaven

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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby julie f » Fri Oct 15, 2004 01:49 pm


Thinking of you and Maggie today. I pray for peace and comfort for you and Dh.

Much love to you,

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

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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby sweetiesuzy » Fri Oct 15, 2004 01:48 pm

Oh sweetie... I am so sorry you have to have this pain. It is the hardest thing to endure. Our children aren't supposed to die before us. I wish I could take away your pain. If I could - I would in a second. Please know that I am thinking of you and honoring your beautiful, perfect babygirl today.

Hugs, hugs, hugs,

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Chloe Rose ~ 10/26/01 Stillbirth
Samuel Isaac ~ 12/30/02
Laura Elise ~ 7/19/04

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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby denise » Fri Oct 15, 2004 12:41 am

Thinking of you today Jenn and sending lots of hugs.

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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby josiah1112 » Fri Oct 15, 2004 09:43 am

Yesterday, I gave in my notice for my November 12th absence
from school (work). I can't imagine getting through this day
while at work.

I know what you mean about the what if's. We will always think
of those. Thinking of you today and Maggie. I hope you do
something good for yourself today.

Gloria mom to Josiah 11/12/03- 12/4/03 @ 26wks pre e
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Re : Maggie's birthday

Postby for faith » Fri Oct 15, 2004 08:27 am

Jenn ~ Sending lots of hugs to you today and as your TTC journey continues. Unfortunately there are no cures, just know that there are many of us who share your pain. I hope that today has some peaceful moments.


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Tyler - 4 (36 wks, PIH/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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