Category: Grief

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Survivor

A few weeks ago I was diagnosed with Covid-19. It’s been a roller coaster of sorts with the kind of ups and downs that are hard to explain. While talking to a friend who I see regularly on MarcoPolo, she said I don’t look sick at all. But I can see sickness in my eyes. I feel it in my body when I walk … Read More Survivor

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Where is Your Faith?

I used to cry when I couldn’t get in contact with my mom. Sometimes days would go by without a returned call and I was convinced something bad happened and I would cry. Then we’d finally talk to each other and the cycle would start all over again. Eventually, I decided it was the phone that was the issue so I bought my mom … Read More Where is Your Faith?

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Everything Changed at Midnight

Last Monday my mom had a really important surgery. Leading up to it, I’d called ahead to see if I could put my name on the list to wait in the waiting room you know, because of Covid. After talking to the nurses’ supervisor I was on the list! I’d prepared everything – food for when she could eat again, water in the meantime … Read More Everything Changed at Midnight

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The Mom Post

It’s taken me forever to write this post but here it goes. I didn’t come to Cali to kick it and I didn’t come to stay. I came to help my mom. Health challenges began years ago. If I’m honest, I saw it coming – and since April of 2016, things have been drastically different. Now, every year presents a new challenge. Some of … Read More The Mom Post

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This is an Emergency

Just about every financial expert encourages us to save for an emergency. For the most part, they’re talking about home repairs, unexpected bills and even job loss. But a few days ago I experienced a personal emergency that nothing to do with bills. I had a breakdown. I had an uncontrollable, emotional breakdown. It was fight or flight and I chose flight because I … Read More This is an Emergency

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