I’m sharing my story because when I experienced this heartache my first emotion was a sense of feeling empty and very alone. I never anticipated things turning out this way and I couldn’t see the light at the end of the tunnel.
I experienced what is medically referred to as a “missed miscarriage” or a “silent miscarriage” during the 11th week of my pregnancy. It means that the baby passed before I had any symptoms of a miscarriage.
I’m not sharing my story for sympathy or to hear words that should make me feel better. I want other people in similar situations to have a place to turn without having to feel gun-shy or worried about bringing up their story. This wasn’t anything to be ashamed of and neither were my feelings. Continue reading “The Silent Struggle”