The Scissors | WIRL Project

Thoughts on “The Scissors”

It wasn’t until I was in my twenties, that I learned I was a mistake. I was sitting at my parent’s dinner table. We were just chit-chatting about life, school, and other, you know, normal, non-life-altering conversations that could make you re-think your entire being, when it casually came out. “A mistake?” I said. My dad looked at me like I had ten heads. Then, in his thic...

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Premature Baby Preeclampsia | WIRL Project

Leaving Your Baby at the Hospital – Two Weeks as a NICU Mom

15 Days. Fifteen days that felt like an eternity. Having a child in the NICU is a long, emotional roller coaster that nothing can prepare you for. Luckily, my story is a good one, and we now have a healthy 19 month old. However, I’ll never get back those minutes, those hours that I could not hold him, I could not kiss him. I wasn’t the first, second, or probably even the third person to hold my so...

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