Baby Sweater

I am almost finished my first ever baby sweater- just working on the sleeve (other one is finished). It was supposed to be a gift for a person who has went through a lot of heartache with miscarriages and infertility. This was supposed to be her rainbow baby- I was chatting with her on facebook the other day and asked about her pregnancy… she didn’t answer… I have been assuming the worst, and I am so grief stricken for her and her husband, that I cannot finish the sweater, and I have tried many times. The truth is, I don’t really know what has happened (if anything) so I might just have to wait and see if she has a baby.

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Oh what a tricky and sensitive situation.
Totally understandable that you don’t feel like finishing the sweater just yet.
Hoping for good news for your friend.

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Let’s hope for the best. There are all sorts of things that might be going on. I hope that you hear from your friend soon and can finish up the baby sweater for her.

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My friend must have just gotten busy. She got back to me, and she is fine and so is the baby! I finished the sweater, (I have a matching blanket) and I am making a hat with my left over yarn! I think the fact that I am empathetic will help me in my nursing career. There are times when you (as a nurse) don’t need to say or do anything, but rather sit and cry with a patient- I can do that and I am so excited that I have found my calling <3

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Great news.

Very happy to hear about your friend. It’s always good to have friends ask how things are going.
Sounds like you are well on your way to being a fine nurse. Thank you for what you are doing.