Dear Josiah

I'm sorry I broke down earlier when I visited you. I hope I didn't embarrass you too much. I tried to hold it in and save the ugly tears for when I got back to my room. I try to be so strong when I'm with you. I try to be calm and reassuring for you and for your daddy. But I am not made of … [Continue reading]

Josiah Levi

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Monday, October 20, 4:07 PM I only know the time because after I emerged from the bathroom, I looked at the clock. I wanted to be able to tell my nurses and Doctor when the bleeding began. I texted my husband and said, "Babe, we're going to be having a baby in the next 48 hours." "You know … [Continue reading]

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