IN MEMORY OF
OLIVIA DENISE LEONARD

miscarried October 4, 2001.
Remembered by Bonnie and Sean Leonard( mommy and daddy ) Rick and Lori Leonard( grandparents ) Kristen Leonard( au:
OLIVIA’S STORY SEAN AND I MET ON JULY 4, 2001, WHILE TALKING ON THE INTERNET. I LIVED IN MISSOURI AND HE LIVED IN FLORIDA. I MOVED TO FLORIDA IN OCTOBER OF 1999 AND WE GOT MARRIED FEBRUARY 7, 2000. WE FOUND OUT WE WERE PREGNANT IN JUNE 2001. I HAD GONE GROCERY SHOPPING ONE DAY, AND I HAPPENED TO SEE THAT PREGNANCY TESTS WERE BUY ONE GET ONE FREE. I KNEW THAT I WAS LATE, BUT DIDN’T THINK ANYTHING ABOUT IT BECAUSE MY BODY SEEMED TO HAVE A MIND OF T’S OWN. WELL, I BOUGHT THEM ANYWAYS, BECAUSE SOMETHING IN THE BACK OF MY MIND TOLD ME TO. I GOT HOME, PUT THE GROCERIES AWAY AND TOSSED THE BAG INTO THE BATHROOM SO MY HUSBAND WOULDN’T SEE THEM. AFTER I GOT DONE PUTTING THE GROCERIES AWAY I WENT TO THE BATHROOM. I TOOK THE TEST AND SAW THAT IT WAS NEGATIVE SO I THOUGHT OK NO BIG DEAL I WAS JUST LATE. I SAT THE TEST ON THE SIDE OF OUR BATHTUB AND WASHED MY HANDS. I PICKED UP THE TEST TO THROW IT AWAY, BUT AS I DID, I SAW THAT IT HAD TURNED POSITIVE. WOW, WHAT A SHOCK I THOUGHT, CONSIDERING I HAD STOPPED TAKING MY BIRTH CONTROL NOT EVEN A MONTH AGO. AT THIS TIME, MY HUSBAND WAS LAYING ON THE COUCH COMPLETELY CLUELESS ABOUT WHAT I WAS GOING TO SPRING UPON HIM. I BROUGHT THE TEST TO THE LIVING ROOM AND LET HIM SEE IT. HE WAS IN COMPLETE SHOCK, AND SAID HE COULDN’T SEE THE POSITIVE LINE. I JUST LAUGHED AT HIM. WELL THE NEXT COUPLE DAYS WERE GREAT, BUT I HAD A LOT OF CRAMPING SO I CALLED MY DOCTOR TO SEE IF I COULD GET IN THAT DAY FOR MY FIRST APPOINTMENT, AND OF COURSE THEY SAW ME. TURNED OUT EVERY THING LOOKED GREAT AND THEY CONFIRMED THE PREGNANCY. MY HUSBAND CAME HO


 

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