birth / breastfeeding / conceiving greiving / grief / life cycles / PPD

Conceiving & Grieving: Birthing Basics

I’ve had a really, really difficult time staying happy since Father’s Day. It was only my second one without my dad; I knew it would be hard. Trying to prepare myself for the emotional tsunami of (t)sadness was like trying to remember how much labor hurts. There’s a vague impression left, but nothing that even touches … Continue reading

breastfeeding / conceiving greiving / connectivity / grief / healing / loss / melanoma / PPD / pregnancy

Conceiving & Grieving: Why I’ll Be Breastfeeding This Father’s Day

Breastfeeding and Father’s Day: The two may not be linked for most people, but for me, they are two equal and opposite parts that equal the same whole.I started writing this post even before bringing getting banned from Facebook for posting a breastfeeding photo over Memorial Day weekend, which gave me even more time, opportunity and drive to examine … Continue reading