Story by Lisa Hand
I am a courageous mama because despite six years of infertility, pokes, prods and treatments…I am still fighting.
I am a courageous mama because although my children are not here with me, I continue to parent them by honoring their lives and sharing their stories.
I am a courageous mama because even though the odds are against me, the risks are risky and their is no promise of a happy ending–I am still planning on a rainbow.
I am a courageous mama because even though I have a thousand physical, emotional, mental, genetic, infertile reasons to give up, I choose not to.
I am a courageous mama because I share my story in hopes it will help other hurting mamas find their courage.
I am a courageous mama because even with the years of trying, miscarriages and genetic issues–I lost my son to an umbilical cord accident.
Even though it seems like the universe is screaming NO NO NO…this courageous mama screams back…YES YES YES! I cry. I smile. I fight. I dance. I scream. I love. I believe and most of all, I hope.
I am a courageous mama because when the little voice inside shouts every reason to not get up and try again…I stand taller. I try harder. I fight again and again.
I am a courageous mama. Yes, I am a courageous mama.