Happy Birthday Petri

As I spent my day with Raegan and Kyle yesterday, I just had this uneasy feeling that I couldn't shake all day. It wasn't until I was laying in bed that I realized why I was feeling that way.

It would have been our first child's 1st birthday.

I remember this time last year remembering our sweet boy on his due date.

We don't know for sure if he was a boy, but we always felt like he was. Kyle nicknamed him Petri and it stuck from the first time he said it. Our sweet Petri.

I can't really describe how it makes me feel because we have our sweet Raegan now to ease the sting of the fact our first pregnancy ended in a loss, but even with having her, it still hurts.

Petri, we miss you every day and can't wait to meet you and hold you again.

3 comments

  1. Thinking of you today. Our losses stay with us and make us stronger. Lots of hugs.

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  2. I'm just catching up to blog posts now, but thinking of you and Petri. It is so difficult saying goodbye to a baby - no one should have to do it. You WILL see him and hold him again. This lifetime is short compared to what is awaiting for us.

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  3. Today is the day I found out Braxton was deceased in utero. I know those can't shake dates. The 11th has been blaring at me since beginning of month& I know!it was the day I had what I thought to be a great follow up u/s. He was 13-15weeks gestation. He is my saving grace (why I know a he-testing etc...)& sent me my Collin(first rainbow babe) & surprised us with a Girl! My CoCo; Chloe bugg! Thinking of you. Wait until we meet our babies on the other side in a beautiful meeting one day again:-) -SaraLee
    love your blog thus far! Started from newest. Must.go.to.bed...

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