We lost our baby. We lost the chance for our happy ending. It is amazing how close you can become to something you’ve never even met or seen. I laid awake most nights thinking of the future of our child, what would we name the baby? What would the nursery look like? How this baby was going to inject new life into our marriage. A new beginning. A reason for us to smile.
Some days I wonder if you can ever fully recover from such a loss. All these years later, and I still feel a piece of me is gone. I feel that my family is not quite complete. Nighttime is the hardest, when I’m alone with my thoughts. All the nights I laid awake planning for our baby, I was so excited, scared, happy, and nervous. Then the baby is just gone. It is an intense loneliness that words can’t quite describe.
Time marches on and I did what I always do. I put on my game face. My brave face. So the world could not see the pain inside of me. The tears I was always fighting back.
But somehow, in the days following that loss, I felt like the Hussy won. That she stole such a big part of my life from me… And she wasn’t letting go of her choke-hold on my family. Or my happiness. Would I ever truly be happy again? Was that even a possibility again after all this pain, hurt and suffering. I thought this new beginning would put Mr. ‘Can’t Keep
His Dick in His Pants’ in the rear view mirror of my life, and emerging would be the strong relationship I knew we were capable of. But now what am I left with? No hope. No silver lining. No happy ending. No nothing.
If only this is where my story ended…