Welcome to the World, Baby Girl Stitch!

I've been quite remiss in updating Meek Manor with our news. We welcomed a baby girl on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 12:31 a.m. She weighed 4 pounds, 11 ounces and was 16.5" long. The first six weeks have been quite the ride, but we wouldn't change a thing. She is perfect in absolutely every way, [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:07:26-04:00April 6th, 2016|Family, Pregnancy After Loss, Stitch|0 Comments

My New Philosophy: “Baby Don’t Care”

In early January, I headed over to Quilter's Way to quilt Stitch's grey and yellow star quilt on the Gammill longarm. Towards the end of the day, when I only had one more row of quilting to complete, a couple came into the shop. The husband was quite interested in how the longarm worked and [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:07:26-04:00February 17th, 2016|Crafting, Family, Pregnancy After Loss, Quilting Heals, Stitch|0 Comments

Lady of Leisure with a few more Grey Hairs

A week ago I posted my monthly article at Pregnancy After Loss Support--Pregnancy After Loss: When a Textbook Pregnancy doesn't feel like a Textbook Pregnancy. I felt like I'd really turned a corner in acceptance and hope for this pregnancy. Thursday, I headed into my 32-week OB appointment calm and confident, certain it was going [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:07:30-04:00February 2nd, 2016|Family, Our Story, Pregnancy After Loss, Stitch|2 Comments

Stitch Update: 20-Week Milestone and Scans

Wow. Last week was a big, stressful week. But like many of the milestones we've reached since we lost Patrick, the anticipation was far worse. Once the week arrived, I was ready to hear the news and know how Stitch was doing. Reaching 20 weeks was probably our biggest milestone in this pregnancy, other than [...]

By |2016-10-13T17:07:30-04:00November 12th, 2015|Family, Pregnancy After Loss, Stitch|1 Comment
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