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apeyton

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About apeyton

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    AmberPeyton
  • Birthday 06/16/1991

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    Campbellsville, KY
  • Loss Type
    My son was stillborn
  • Angel Date
    April 7, 2013

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  • Last Name
    Peyton
  • First Name
    Amber
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  1. How Do I Cope?

    We just found out about the Compassionate Friends. We haven't went to a meeting yet but that's because I just found it online a few days ago. My husband and I plan to attend the next meeting, but I am really skeptical about it. I don't know if it is going to help to hear that people are going through the same thing or if it going to make me feel worse. I am so sorry for your loss and reading your story, it absolutely broke my heart. That's why I am not sure if this group is going to be a good thing for me... I very much appreciate you responding to my post. I was beginning to feel a bit lost in the crowd when I had seen that over 50 people viewed my post but none replied. So Thank you.
  2. How Do I Cope?

    On April 7, 2013 my husband and I lost our son. He was stillborn. We had been trying for awhile and we were so happy when we found out that I was pregnant. It felt like our lives were coming together in the best way. I woke up with a terrible pain in my stomach and we went to the ER. They said everything was fine, they had him on the monitor and I could hear his heart beating. Then, all of a sudden, it was gone. It's been almost five months since we lost Anderson but I feel like I am getting worse. People have told me that it gets better and easier with time, but that is just not true. I feel worse today than I felt the day after it happened. I don't know how to function and I don't know how to be around people. I have become very short tempered and I tend to just stay home now. There are days that I don't even get out of bed because it hurts so bad. There are days when all I do is sit home and cry. Those days have been happening more and more often lately. I have always considered myself to be a very strong person, who could handle just about anything, but I feel like I have reached my breaking point. I know that I need help, but I don't know how or where to get it. I don't know how to cope with this. I just feel so lost and alone.
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