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Happy Birthday, Mom

Today would have been my mom’s 71st birthday. I wrote a poem in honor and memory of her.

My Heart Is Dark

My heart is dark… 114 more words

Loss Of A Parent

"Keep All"

Today was my first day back since my hiatus, something I will delve further into later.  I tackled the Snap-On Tool chest, a hardware-housing beast that sits firm in the corner of the garage. 365 more words

Death Of A Parent

A loss and a journey through C. difficile infections

My mom was admitted to the hospital with dehydration and diarrhea in the beginning of December 2012..  She was quite weak and could not walk.  She was pumped up with fluids, but seemed to be getting worse and worse.  701 more words

C Diff Survivors

How Disney Helped Me Deal with the Loss of My Father

Welcome to those of you joining me from Heidi’s Head and those of you just hopping aboard. I am the 4th stop on our Magical Blogorail. 1,496 more words


On Loss part 2: The phone call

In 1979, when I was I was nine years old and living in Greece, life was pretty innocent. For me it was characterised by a love of family, the character Snoopy, the comic book Asterix and the TV show Charlie’s Angels, which I played out in the streets of my neighbourhood with my friends, recreating dramatic, thrilling and action-filled stories. 486 more words

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The Richness of Life

It has been a week of blood, guts, sweat, and tears (figuratively speaking).  I have not slept in two days. I have been walking around in a hazy, drizzly, emotional fog.  671 more words

On Loss part 1: Encounter on a train

It was early July, 2006. A weekday like any other. I was on the train going home. Standing, but I’d got one of the ‘good’ standing spots, in front of a single seat, not wedged between the armpits holding on for dear life near the door. 687 more words

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