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Anticipatory Grief is Real

My father was my biggest fan in life. I spent 40 years with this man cheering me from the sidelines. He taught me how to throw a baseball, how to drive, how to dance standing on top of his feet. 1,060 more words

Till Death Do Us Part

I’d forgotten I have this blog.  That’s how busy life can get.  However, like so many other aspects of my life, I start something and never finish it.   181 more words


While cleaning my desk today I ran across a small notebook. Inside were the notes I had taken during a visit mom had with her oncologist.  249 more words

Deep Thoughts

Truth to yourself video and blog

I posted this video of what I had written below I thought I would read it as I have struggled on and off with some of the things I talk about here. 589 more words

Late Night Sadness

I’m having a moment of panic, and it feels so ridiculous.

I’ve been doing really well for the most part for the last few days. I’ve been trying to do some fitness every day. 1,154 more words


An Open Letter To My Mother

My mother is an extraordinary woman. She inspires me to be a better person.  She has spent the past 7 years selflessly caring for my father after a horrific battle with Stage IV tongue cancer.  731 more words

The Grief Diet with a side of Anxiety

After watching my father suffer endlessly, I thought I was prepared for his death.  I loved my father so much that I bravely told him he could go, we would take care of mom and carry him in our hearts.  799 more words