Peppercorn Denson

I wondered whether or not to write about this, since it’s such a personal and private matter. But I felt weird writing about anything else until it was addressed – as if I was downplaying the situation and focusing on more superficial topics. So this will probably be a bit disjointed.

As I alluded to a couple of posts back, Emily was pregnant – we called our baby “Peppercorn” because a pregnancy book said at a certain point it was the size of one, and it’s a cute name. Unfortunately, as tends to happen more often than I realized, the baby didn’t make it past 8 weeks. Just one of those situations where you do everything right and things still don’t work out. It’s been a pretty miserable week – the initial shock and grief has passed, but it’s still sad. Our family and friends have been incredibly supportive, which always helps and is greatly appreciated. We’ll keep trying – nothing has come particularly easy for either of us, but it eventually turns out for the best. Before too long there will be a couple of little ones running around the house, of that I have no doubt 🙂

4 thoughts on “Peppercorn Denson”

  1. I knew your brother in high school (I’m from Lawrenceburg), and he had emailed me a link to your blog.

    I am so sorry to hear of your and Emily’s loss. The three of you will be in our prayers.

  2. Hey, you came to mind when I almost sent an email intended to my sister to you (both names begin with “La”). I was delighted when I started reading that you’re pregnant. But I’m very sad that the preg. turned to a loss. I’m very sorry, but I hope that parenthood is around the corner for you two.

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