Thank you for this post. And thank you to these moms, wives, etc. who are willing to share and put out about themselves to an audience unknown to them. I hope they also know how appreciative we are for their honesty.
A story I find incredible is that of Stephanie Nielson who was burned over 80% of her body in a plane crash with her husband. Her story about raising their children while living through the pain is amazing and I would recommend pouring over this if you have a chance: http://nieniedialogues.blogspot.com/.
Blogs are incredible vehicles for exploring our passions and finding our voices. They can also be powerful tools for healing in the face of trauma; for many of us, the act of writing is a cathartic one.
These brave moms are blogging their way through one of life’s more traumatic losses: the loss of a child. Calling themselves babyloss blogs, they provide insight for those of us who have never experienced this unique pain and support for other parents starting to navigate the same grief — along with hope that life does go on, and happiness is still possible.
2014 BlogHer Voices of the Year winner Timaree started C is for Crocodile to chronicle her pregnancy, never imagining that after three years and five months, she would instead be chronicling her son’s fight with juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia — an incredibly rare form of cancer. She blogged through his treatment…
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