Thursday, November 4, 2010
about the piece.
The Hudson Valley has become a crucial place of peace and safety for us since we lost our babies. We scattered Kai's ashes there two years ago, and I traveled there alone last year before my first IVF cycle to find clarity and strength. We went back again when we lost Chip this January, the ice thick and loud on the water. Last weekend, while waiting to hear the results of our most recent cycle, we traveled back up to our beloved Hudson, where the leaves were in full autumnal blaze. We sent two leaves floating down the river- one for Kai and one for Chip- and asked them to help bring their sister safely to us.
This cycle didn't work. And with that, for many reasons, our journey through infertility, pregnancy, loss, infertility, pregnancy, loss, and infertility is at an end. We thank you for your love and support along the way, wish you many blessings, and ask for yours in whatever is to follow.
We love you, Kai, Chip, and Ellie.
about the contributor.
Danielle lives in New York with her husband, but without the children whom she loves and misses every day.
Remembering Kai today, two years after his birth, and his brother and sister, Chip and Ellie with Danielle and her husband. The still life 365 community grieves with you.