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The Beauty of not being good enough - (Getting "Cut" from the team)

My daughter got cut from the varsity volleyball team this fall. Having poured herself into that sport for the last four years and with dreams to even play in college, it was a blow of colossal proportions. 1,016 more words

Terminal Illness

A Not-So-Typical Birth-Mother Letter

You may never know how truly grateful we are for your decision to choose adoption for your unborn baby. There were other choices you could have made but you chose life and another family to raise your precious child. 712 more words


Terminal Disease

My daughter is at work. My granddaughter is ill and dad took her to the clinic for medications. I am here at home with the dog and the cat. 1,032 more words

Multiple System Atrophy

Sometimes I wish all my hair would fall out... Discovering the redemptive work of suffering

My husband recently shared some sad news with me – a 65 yr. old friend of ours has been diagnosed with lung cancer. It was evident my husband was upset by this news, and he started saying something philosophical about the uncertainty of life and the certainty of death…. 1,113 more words

Terminal Illness

10 Simple Steps to Freedom from Spring Cleaning. Finally.

When I found out I had a disease that would likely reduce my years on this planet significantly, I wasted no time and jumped into conservation mode by eliminating things from my life that are not important, not necessary, or just no fun. 1,186 more words

Terminal Illness

In a landmark decision this past Friday, The Supreme Court of Canada says a law that makes it illegal for anyone to help people end their own lives should be amended to allow doctors to help in specific situations. 569 more words

Facing Reality & Terminal Illness - The Healthcare Visit

Whoa, whoa. So I know I’m slightly late posting this, but I said I was going to write about how the visit went. The one I made with the terminally ill family member.  496 more words

Getting Affairs In Order