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November 23, 2006

Not Pregnant

We lost the pregnancy last weekend. I guess the best thing to say is that we weren't far enough along to be deeply emotionally invested in it, so the trauma is easier to deal with, but it's not easy. Denise wrote this:

I believe everything happens for a reason. When Bryan and I found out that we were pregnant just 5 months after having Zoe we were both numb with shock. But after getting over the initial jolt we both started to adjust our plans to make room for one more in our family. We began to look forward to meeting our last little creation. Listing possible names and telling friends of the surprise we had gotten quickly took over. Well, that all changed this weekend. We went from "We're having a baby :o" to "We're having a baby :)" to "We're not having a baby." The roller coaster ride is the hardest thing I think. I was happy with having just 2 and I would have been happy with 3. Bryan and I both know that miscarriages just don't happen on a whim of the body. They happen because something is not right with the pregnancy. We know this and accept it. We both feel fortunate that this happened so early though. I can only imagine how difficult this would have been if we had been farther along in the pregnancy. It is amazing the effect a life that never got started can have on you. Well, our journey on this little blue planet continues.

Posted by tat at 09:38 AM | Comments (6)

November 14, 2006

Life and Death in East Texas

You just can't make stuff like this up.

From the story: "...problems his family believes are being ignored by the judicial system and his own father, who didn't keep up with his son's medications and even promised him an AK-47 if he moved to Trinity."

Posted by tat at 09:15 PM | Comments (2)

November 10, 2006


Good gods, we're pregnant again. We got some quite unexpected, although not unwelcome, news that bambino numero tres is due this summer. You'd think two college-educated people could figure out where these things are coming from, wouldn't you? Damn you, public education system!

Well, at least this one will arrive into a much happier world than the previous two did. It's about time America came to its senses. Oh, and some other good news that kind of relates to the third baby came recently. :)

New pics here.

Posted by tat at 02:58 PM | Comments (2)