Birth Trauma Survivor and Maternal Health Advocate

The Wedding Planner: Part Three

Christine’s life was just beginning to unravel. She was about to embark on a journey that no one could have foreseen. During the time she worked for us, there was no indication that there was anything amiss in her personal life. Here are the emails we exchanged after I found out that our wedding was…


The Wedding Planner: Part One

“How are you doing?” asked nurse JoAnna. It was time for her to go home, but I didn’t want her to leave.The surgery was estimated to take two hours, but we were nearing the third. I was still cold, naked and scared. She had worked long past her scheduled shift. A new nurse was taking…


"It is the habit of faith, when she is praying, to use pleas. Mere prayer sayers, who do not pray at all, forget to argue with God; but those who prevail bring forth their reasons and their strong arguments." Charles H. Spurgeon

About an hour into the surgery, Dr. B emerged from the side room where people had gathered to watch Dr. Richmond attempt to save my life. Dr. B came over to me and picked up my hand. “You are doing great,” he said. “I am?” I asked. “Yes. The surgery is going very well so…