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Friday, January 2, 2015

Sad, sad day

I hadn't yet mentioned this on my blog, not because I'm not ecstatically happy for them, but because it has been hard for me.
Three of my beautiful sisters are pregnant, including Annie, my twinnie.
Gracie is due in February, Charlotte in May, and Annie in July.

Last night Annie had a miscarriage. She was 13 weeks along.

As soon as she called me, I raced over to her house. (I mean that literally, I got pulled over on my way there. Thankfully the cop was very nice and understanding)

 She and her husband had just left for the hospital. My mom was already there, staying with her other 3 kiddos.

Her other children are ages 12, 10 and 8. Oh, my heart just broke for them. After 8 years, they all just assumed this was it for their family. So needless to say, this 4th surprise was so so wanted, and everyone was SO excited.

 I'm so glad I was able to be there. I loved on them and wiped their tears. We all cried and prayed together.
And then we played games! Endless games of "I spy", Uno and Go fish.
Maia (the 8 year old) told me she and her mom had recently seen the new Annie movie. She wanted to sing me her favorite song.
 She started singing "The sun'll come out tomorrow. Bet your bottom dollar that tomorrow there'll be sun. Just thinkin' about tomorrow clears away the cobwebs and the sorrow til there's none. So you gotta hang on. The sun'll come out tomorrow!"
Man, it was hard to hold back the tears.

My precious twinnie is home from the hospital. Now begins the mental and emotional healing.
It is so true that twins can feel eachother's pain. My heart is broken in a million pieces.
But I know she'll get through this, we'll all get through it.

The sun'll come out today.


  1. oh Katie, I am so so sorry for you, Annie and your family. My thoughts are with you all.

  2. Katie I'm so sorry for your sister! That has to be one of the most heartbreaking things. I'm sending good vibes your way. On top of that I can't imagine how hard that must have been for you with 3 sisters pregnant. *hugs* to you all.

  3. What a terrible thing to go through. Thinking of you, Annie, and your family!

  4. I am so sorry! Sending virtual hugs

  5. Katie,
    I am sorry for Annie and her family including you. I pray that she will find that sunshine and that your other sisters will do well.

  6. I'm so sorry. I hate that you and your sister and your families had to go through this, especially at this time of year. Sending love and an Internet hug that you guys all find some peace.

  7. So sorry to hear this. I will say a prayer for your family tonight.

  8. Katie, so sorry for Annie and your family. Sending prayers!

  9. OH Katie, I'm so sorry for your sister and your family. I know what it's like. I suffered a miscarriage between my two boys. Hugs to you and your family.

    1. I'm so sorry you've been through that too. :( Thank you Sue.

  10. Oh how devastating! Thank God you have each other! You and your sisters are all so gorgeous! I didn't realise you were a twin! Amazing!

    1. That's so sweet, thank you Jess. Yes, I love being a twin!!

  11. I'm so sorry for you and your family! My best wishes will be with you all. - Jessica

  12. This is never prayers are with her!! So glad she has a supportive helps during this time!!

  13. your nice just stole my heart <3 it's a tragedy that this happens but when you have all the love all around you it just makes you hold on stronger. hope your family stay as strong as ever and the love continues to grow despite all of this. i send all my well wishes!


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