January 2017-Article for PALS

“When I was pregnant with my rainbow, there was this fear that lingered deep in my mind, combined with a peace that sat strong within my soul. This pregnancy was different. Or was it? Was it my desperate need to believe that I would actually hold a living child DSC_5185within my arms that made me think this way? Because every time I felt brave, the stark reminder of vulnerability came rushing back over every bone in my body leaving me utterly petrified. Now that my sweet girl is seven months old and very alive and healthy, I am trying to process my pregnancy with her. Living within a literal constant state of fight or flight took a toll on my mind, my heart, and my body. And let’s be real, my cortisol levels as well….”

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