It comes unexpectedly. A few days ago I was moody, irritable, snapping at everyone for no reason--and then I realized that it had been exactly four weeks since we lost Lucky. No wonder I was feeling that way. It is like the grief and sadness can eat away at you from the inside even while you are completely unaware of it.
The next day I got my first post-miscarriage period. Damn. There is nothing like menstruation to remind you that you are not pregnant. Nothing like cramps and headaches to be a dull reminder of what you have lost and what you don't have and to make you feel simply crappy all the way around.
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Aurelia is the contributing editor for Early Pregnancy Loss. She writes daily at Aurelia Ann. She provides "thoughts-written-out-loud" in words and pictures.