023 – Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 5:18 PM

Sunset over Victoria
Sunset over Victoria, British Columbia, Canada (Miranda Hernandez)

A month ago I was paying bills, trying to get caught up on life so I could spend time with you. I woke up every morning, thinking it must surely be time. I was so ready to meet you.

It’s not normal yet. I told March* it all feels like a dream, like something that just didn’t happen. I struggle to remember I was pregnant at all.

I made an appointment to start counseling. It was hard, but it think it’ll be good for me. I just don’t want to forget you. You’re still my whole world.

* Names have been changed to protect privacy.

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