First of Many

One year ago today, the hubby and I experienced indescribable pain for the very first time. It was our first tragedy as a married couple. The reason? We lost our first baby. It’s the kind of pain that lingers with you even after the event has long passed. It’s the kind of pain that haunts you all the time. The sadness remains with you, deep inside your heart.

You can move on, alright, and let go of all the negative feelings. Yes, you can have your new normal, too. But the memories of that fateful day will stay in your head until you die. It’s ironic and somewhat funny because death was the cause and yet it’s also the one that’s gonna end it all, someday.

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I can’t afford to get sick.

The night before last, I was not feeling well and thought I’d succumb to flu. My throat felt sore, my head ached bad and I had chills all over my body. I was panicking because I didn’t want to get sick while pregnant. I knew it wouldn’t harm the baby just yet but it wouldn’t do any good to it, either.

To combat the sick feeling, I took a 500 mg of Ascorbic Acid, drank more water and went to bed earlier than usual. The next day (which was yesterday), I woke up feeling a lot better. I couldn’t thank God enough. I was happy I didn’t get sick as I thought I would.

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