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Saying Goodbye to Our Baby

Carol blogs regularly at batteredhope.blogspot.ca. This post was originally featured there. I felt exhausted, standing there. I found myself staring at nothing in particular and yet, at everything around me. Things blurred. It all seemed fuzzy – just like my thoughts. But shock can do that to a person. Moments earlier I held my infant son in …

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The Son Who Walked Away

Carol Graham shares an open letter to her estranged son. Read more from Carol on her blog. You were so tiny. My firstborn. My son. Adopting a baby required an extensive amount of soul searching. There was no doubt. Our prayers were answered when she placed you in my arms. My baby. And yet….you walked away. …

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What to Do When Sex Gets Painful

Dr. Tara Allmen is an OB/GYN specializing in menopausal medicine, so she knows this stuff forwards and backwards. Find more helpful resources on Dr. Allmen’s blog.  More than 60% of women in their fifties and sixties are sexually active, and they can face sexual health challenges due to menopause. One of the most important issues …

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Like I Really Kneed This

This post first appeared on Mona Andrei’s personal blog, Moxie-Dude. Fact: I have a memory the size of a peanut. Despite this, I remember exactly when the pain started. It was a Wednesday. And not just any Wednesday but TWO Wednesdays ago. Under normal circumstances this time span would be considered beyond my ability to …

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