For Perhaps the First Time, Words Fail Me

Earlier, I chose the quickest method of communication to reach the most people we would have told (Twitter) that we were expecting a child, but by now I’m sure most of you know that we have unfortunately miscarried. Many of you have already sent us kind words and encouragement. I may write more later, but words aren’t readily available yet. The words may never arrive.

Those of you who know me know that I don’t hide my emotions well. I chose to share our good news early so you, my family, friends, and colleagues, could celebrate with us and share in our happiness. I appreciate that you are also so willing to share and offer your condolences in our sorrows and I am grateful beyond words for your love.

I’ve said before that being a parent is the source of both the greatest joys and the greatest sadnesses in my life. Today it is more the latter.

Sixty Minutes

I’m going to hide most of this post behind a link, as I haven’t ruminated like this in a while and there are likely many people who either won’t want to read the whole thing or don’t know me well enough to care about me going on about family and other assorted things.

That said, if you’d like to learn more, you know what to do.

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