Repost: For My Son’s Birthday – Reflections on Losing a Womb, and a Co-Parent, to Cancer

Once again this year, I am celebrating two lives on the back-to-back dates of July 17 & July 18. On this special numerological date of 7-17-17, I wish to acknowledge the passing of my son’s father three years ago today from lung cancer, and also my son’s 33rd birthday tomorrow. This onetime nuclear family gave my life a meaning that I carry forward into my current life and second nuclear family.

On a more personal note, I also acknowledge the womb I lost to cancer three-and-a-half years ago and am so thankful that it brought a son into the world who is living a fulfilling and purposeful life

I dedicate these reflections to all women, especially the moms, who have lost their wombs to cancer.


Click the links below to read the original posts.

Also see Happy Belated Mother’s Day, Catching Up, & Coming Soon.

Read more about my story here


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Reflecting on Childbirth after Losing a Womb to Cancer: Part 1 – Birth

Reflecting on Childbirth after Losing a Womb to Cancer: Part 2 – After-Birth


Red, White & Blue Bouquet

My Son’s Father’s Story – Lung Cancer: The Loss of a Co-Parent

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